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Cindi's Cubby

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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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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.


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