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I feel like I'd love a good scream.
pooh blanket of fear by peacefully
Mike is having his thyroidectomy on Friday. If that's not nerve-wracking enough, now Amanda has discovered some kind of mass in her nasal passages. Her nose is actually no longer symmetrical (the dimple on one side is gone)! She went to the ENT today and he hasn't ruled anything out, including a tumor, and wants to see if he can aspirate anything on Christmas Eve. However, she would have to come off the Coumadin for five days, and she probably will not get approval to do that, due to the blood clots in her lung and the one in her leg.

2012 has sucked medically for my loved ones.

Right now, I feel like I just want to crawl out of my skin, I am so stressed. Just getting ready to be off for two days from the office is a lot, but you all know how that is! Even before Amanda discovered this problem, I had asked Mike to put off the thyroidectomy for another few months or so, monitor it with a scan and another biopsy, but he declined, because our business is slow Christmas week. But, it's his body and decision and it's my job to support him. My inner child just wants to run and hide for a while, though. Do you ever feel that way?

And of course the pall of what happened in Connecticut is hanging over all of us. It's just not a good time. Would appreciate prayers for my nerves and, of course, Mike and Amanda! (And I keep all of you close in prayer, as well).

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*big hugs* and prayers. And yes, there have been plenty of times when I've wanted nothing more than to have a good, long, cathartic scream.

Too much medical !!!
**big squishy hugs**

You know how often I've wanted to run away and hide until it's "all better"? Yes, that often.


Sweetie, the not so great stuff just won't quit, will it?
Is there any other diagnostic that can be used on Amanda? I know an ultrasound would do the trick e.g. or a scope...something that wouldn't require he to go off the coumadin.

Sending all the loving thoughts I can for thsi new challenge. Wish we could sit a while and talk...

*hugs Cindi* I know the feeling all too well...I don't deal well with stress and I often feel like I just want to get in bed and pull the covers over my head, until it all goes away...you and yours are in my heart and prayers...you have a lot going on and I'm sorry...I'm hoping there is some other way that Amanda can be diagnosed without her having to go off coumadin...pls keep us updated *hugs*

All definitely screamworthy things. But hang in there and I'm sure everything will turn out all right.

Sending along massive good vibes to the three of you.

Oh no!

(((HUGS)) and healing thoughts

Scream away, we'll listen all you need.

Prayers that everything goes well with Mike's surgery, and that it's nothing serious with Amanda.

And the car is a good place for a nice, loud scream. ;-)


Yes, Cindi, I know exactly how you feel. I often feel like I'd love to run away and hide for awhile. I understand why you're feeling like that. There's so many stressful things happening right now...and just before Christmas. You, Mike, and Amanda are in my prayers.


Oh gosh! That's so much to handle. You certainly have my very best wishes for all to go okay for everyone.

I'm a little late ... but Prayers at any time are a good thing .... My prayers are with you all!!!

My goodness - what a lot for you and yours. I certainly will send prayers your way. I've been in a bubble of my own, but no more. Please take care of yourself during this.

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