Wednesday, October 22, 2014

I am back, and here is an update

Hello to all my precious friends, I have missed you all so very much. I have not written on my blog since June 29th, today is October 22nd. That is nearly four months. Wow!! My life has been crazy, to say the least. Eddie has been off of work since June 24th, his foot was broken, when the tree fell on him, and on our car. Every time he would go see his doctor, the x-ray would show that his foot was not healing. Finally, when he went to see his doctor on September 22nd, the x-ray showed that his foot had healed 90%. But, the plant where he works, said he had to be healed 100%, before he could return to work. His next appointment is October 27th, the doctor will be doing another x-ray on that day. Please be praying that it will show 100% healing. Financially, things are really rough right now, he really needs to start making paychecks again. Then, of course, there is me, and all of my health adventures!! I started going to a new doctor on October 8th, his name is Dr. Huffman. He is a endocrinologist, he is now taking care of my diabetes, and thyroid problems. I love him already, he really listens to me, and shows so much concern. His entire staff is very compassionate, I appreciate them all. Speaking of diabetes, mine is completely out of control. Dr. Huffman is trying me on different amounts of insulin. My blood sugars bounce up and down constantly, from very low, to very high. That is not good, it is dangerous. It wreaks havoc on my body. It has really damaged my feet, can barely get around. My feet are dead, and useless. Very scary. My vision has gotten worse, there is a huge cataract in my left eye, and also a ruptured blood vessel in my left eye. I have an appointment with my eye doctor on October 28th. I had another appointment with Dr. Huffman today. He went over all  of the blood work they did on October 8th. All my levels came back way to elevated. My thyroid is so bad, it would not even register. The Dr. put me on more medicine for my thyroid, have to take it for the next four weeks. My thyroid is also messing up my diabetes. When I go back on December 8th, he is going to put me on a twenty-four hour monitor for my insulin, to see how it is affecting my body. After my diabetes gets a little better, the Dr. wants me to go on an insulin pump. So, please pray for me, would truly appreciate it.

35 comments:

Sharon said...

Denise, dear sister. How wonderful to hear from you. You have never been far from my thoughts. I will add all of your specific requests to my prayer list. I couldn't be happier that you have found a good doctor. Sounds like he will give you the care that both your body and your spirit need so very much.

Stay positive, as you always do. God is working, and He cares so much for you and Eddie and Coco, too.

GOD BLESS!

Inger said...

I hope you will get a pump. I have had one for 15 years and it makes it easier to manage the diabetes. Right now, mine is also out of control, going from high to crashing to way low. Fortunately my metabolic panels are very good and I have no other problems. Hang in there and good to see you back.

Linda said...

Denise, it is so nice to see a post from you! Diabetes is terrible, my father had it (he died in 1984). You are such a dear soul.

Please know that you are in my prayers.

Stephanie said...

Dear, sweet Denise, what a blessing to see you back on your blog! Oh, how I have missed your smile of sunshine.

You have certainly been through a lot in the last few months and I will be lifting you and your husband up in prayer.

Love to you!

moreofhim said...

Denise, it's SO good to see you back! I have checked back periodically to see if you had returned. I will be praying for your hubby's foot to be 100% healed!

I'm so sorry to hear about your thyroid and diabetic problems. I had my thyroid removed 9 years ago and it truly can wreak havoc in your life when it's not right. My hubby has diabetes and I totally understand how hard it is on you when it's not under control. I am praying for you, too, dear sister and friend!

It's been a hard year for you! I pray that you are feeling the nearness and comfort of God every day!!

Blessings - Julie

Joyful said...

Dear Denise, it is lovely to hear from you again. You and your family are certainly in my thoughts and prayers. As I was reading your post I was thinking you need an insulin pump and then you ended with that! So glad to hear you will get one. I pray to our Heavenly Father for a financial miracle for you. Hugs and blessings. xx

Cathy said...

Always good to hear from you Denise! :)

How is Coco??? I haven't heard anything about him in a long time~
I hope he is well~

I pray Eddie gets the 100% clear for work! I understand about that pay check~ Hugs~

Bob Bushell said...

Oh no, first there was your husband with broken foot and then you, I feel sorry for you both.

Ida JT said...

God is good and He certainly answers our prayers. Stay healthy, Ms Denise!

Ida JT said...

God is good and He certainly answers our prayers. I will constantly remember you in my prayers. God bless!

Dee said...

Welcome back....your battles are tough one's but it is plain to see God is with you. ((Hugs))I am believing that soon all will be well with you and Eddie :)

Pam Williams said...

SO glad to see you are back, Denise! Praying for a special touch from Jesus for both you and Eddie today!

BumbleBeeLane said...

So good to hear from you. Have prayed often for you and eddie. You have had such trials to go through. Warm Blessings! Amy

Alice said...

Nice to see you back, Denise.

Karen said...

I have missed you! I continue to hold you and Eddie up in prayer!

sweetvintageofmine said...

Hi Sweet Denise, I'm happy you are back blogging. I'm so sorry to hear about your health conditions...do the best for yourself and give the rest to the Lord. Things will get better.....Blessings~~~Roxie

White Lace and Promises said...

I wondered what had happened. Prayers for you. Thanks for getting on here again so that we can know when to how to pray. My parents were severe, brittle diabetics. Both me and my husband are too. Financial reverses are the worse. Stress can cause our bodies to get out of whack. A while back my BS was completely out of control and it's because I was so stressed. Prayers for you my friend.

Valerie said...

So nice to see you back on your lovely blog! I've been thinking of you and sending prayers your way.
Blessings,
Valerie

CelestinaMarie@SouthernDayDreams said...

Hi Denise, So nice to see you post again. Keeping you in prayers for better days ahead, good health and healing for your hubbies foot.
Blessings to you dear friend.
XO

The Queen of Brussels Sprouts said...

Great to see you!

Ceil said...

Hi Denise! It's so great to see you back again! What a wild ride you have been on the last four months. I am so glad that your husband is finally on the mend. I have been praying for him (and for you), and will continue until he is healed 100%.

What a blessing to find a doctor who can help you, and that you like so well. I hope you can work well together to get your thyroid and diabetes under control.
So good to see back blogging :)
Ceil

Mike R said...

GREAT to hear from you again! I have missed your short and sweet comments on my blog! It made my day to see you write one today.

You have always been in my prayers. You are in Gods' hands. God will look after, keep on praying.

I continue to pray for good health and a speedy recovery for both you and your husband!

God Bless
Mike

David C Brown said...

Praying for you both; grace be with you.

Grantham Lynn said...

Hi. I wasn't sure if I could get on the computer today. It was acting up last night. I think Cowboy might have fixed it but won't know till I try to open more than one window. But it opened the comment window without a problem.
I was so happy to see you came by. You've missed a lot! So in your spare time you can catch up! Thank you for letting us all know specifically how to pray for you guys! I enjoyed writing you. We'll stay in touch that way ok. Gotta try to post now.
Hugs,
S.

Jeanette Levellie said...

Oh, my word, you are in a valley. Lord Jesus, heal my friend and her husband, please. Show them your love, mercy, and grace, in Jesus' mighty name!

How is your fur baby, Coco?

Hugs,
Jen

LeAnn said...

Oh my dear friend you are always in my prayers. I pray that Eddie will get back to work and that you health will improve. I am so glad you have a new doctor that is concerned and working hard to get you feeling better.
I am so happy you are back because I just missed your sweet faith and love for the Lord.
Prayers, blessings and love for you all!

Lisa in Texas = ) said...

So happy to see that you have posted! I will continue to pray that our husband leg will heal - 100%. Also will be praying for your health as well. So sorry to hear how hard of a time you are having. I am really working on trying to take good care of myself.
May God continue to bless you both. Love you~ Lisa :0)

Chatty Crone said...

I am glad you are back. I am sorry there are still so many problems and issues for you. I will be praying.

simplycornish said...

So great to see you back. Love the look of your blog. Saying prayers for you and Eddie right now! Know that you are in the arms of our loving, caring Lord!

Terra said...

Denise you have a good attitude, and are getting medical advice to follow with your complicated thyroid and diabetes situations. I am glad to see you back here in blogland and to get your letter yesterday. I will write you a note tomorrow. I hope your hubby is cleared to go to work at his next doctor appt.

child of God said...

Hi Denise,
Great to see you back blogging. :) I will continue to pray for you and all of these requests.

Blessings dear,
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KC Bob said...

Hard to know how to pray Denise. I am so sorry that you are experiencing these problems and health challenges. I do ask that our Lord would minister to you and Eddie during this difficult season. And that he would surround you with angels (heavenly and earthly) that will help you in this season.

Christa said...

Glad to see you're back! Sorry about your health issues, I will pray for you. Recently diagnosed with diabetes myself. So far I'm good, but many of the things you mentioned my mom had to deal with also. Prayers!!! for you!!!!

Denise said...

HELLO GIRL !!!!!!! Yes I will pray.

Peggy said...

SO GREAT to have you back Denise! Although the update was thorough, it did not have the good report that I have been praying for my dear sister and believing for so I'll just have to keep on pressin' in and you stay as sweet, precious, and positive as you can meanwhile ... wrote more in my email! I hope that God provides all your needs. Love to all and that sweet precious Coco is the best caregiver!

Love you so much!
Peggy