Twent-four hours of goodness

28 Sep

My mom has been off bi-pap since yesterday afternoon and has been breathing much better since the last fluid was taken from around her lungs. She was able to walk to the door of her room and back…a first since surgery. It wiped her out but it is a step in the right direction. Her mind is clear now, and although she tires easily, it is so good to have her back with us.
The goal is to move her from the intensive care unit to a step-down unit early next week. Then it’s a matter of getting her mobile again so she can return home. We are asking the Father for ongoing improvement in her kidneys and lungs as well as her strength.

7 Responses to “Twent-four hours of goodness”

  1. Walter and Margy Sandell September 28, 2013 at 11:32 pm #

    So happy for the improvement. We continue our earnest prayers, and send much love. Walter and Margy

  2. Lisa Foster September 29, 2013 at 12:44 am #

    So wonderful to hear! Prayers continuing!

  3. Marjorie DuPree Marshall September 29, 2013 at 3:30 am #

    It is so good to hear of improvement! I am excited hat I will be able to report good news to my small group who have been praying for all of you. Thank you again for your faithfulness in keeping everyone up to date with her progress. My prayers for all of you continue. Love, Marge

  4. Joseph Melchers September 29, 2013 at 3:45 am #

    We are so thankful to have you with us, Marian, and will carry the current requests to our Sunday school for prayer.

  5. Sara Frazier September 29, 2013 at 1:14 pm #

    Happy Dance from the Siskey YMCA sassy Seniors!

  6. Liz Spellman September 29, 2013 at 5:43 pm #

    Love the good news!! Will continue to pray!! We love you so much Marian!! Thanks Brian and Cathi for keeping the updates coming!! Today Steve and I ate in Rio do Sul. The floodwaters have receded and the church has cleaned as much as they can for now, more to come in the next few days until everything dries. This time was not as difficult as last time. Glad we can be here today to encourage them — Steve will preach tonight, to give Johny a break. Blessings to all of you!!

  7. Sarah Palmer September 29, 2013 at 6:48 pm #

    You are in our thoughts and prayers. Sarah P. from Sassy

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