Monday, February 1, 2010

News from surgery

I have spent some time over this weekend wondering what the results of my surgery would be, and asking God to give us the strength to trust him for whatever He would give us.

Well, the results are in.  Dr. K took out 11 nodes.  And ZERO of them were positive!!!!!!!  Best news I've had in 2010.  This means:
* The cancer didn't spread any further.
* I only have stage 2b cancer
* Stage 4 cancer has been pretty much ruled out!!!
* I'll have less radiation further down the road

Aside from the WONDERFUL news today, healing from the surgery has felt like a long and painful process, but I think it's going pretty well.  I have been able to get up from the couch on my own today, which makes me feel quite a bit more independent.  

That's about all I have for now - plus, typing makes my arm hurt (which is why nobody is getting an emailed response from me right now!)

Praise the Lord!  We are committed to praising Him no matter what happens in our life, but this is a wonderful day!

Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!


  1. YAY!!!!! I'm SOOOOO glad for this news! We will continue to pray for your recovery and the next steps in the upcoming weeks. Thanks for sharing the news!
    Emily :)

  2. Kelli,

    What wonderful news! And what joy and relief you must be feeling! I will be praying for you through this journey...may God continue to draw you close and give you strength in the weeks ahead.


  3. Oh Praise God! We have tears of joy for you and Dave for the news of this day! Hopefully that news will help you with your recovery from this recent surgery. We will continue to pray for you as you trust God to carry you both through the rest of this journey. God is Faithful!
    Thanks for sharing. We love you. Jeff & Susan

  4. Awesome news!!! Will you let me know if I can bring you anything or do anything for you?

  5. Kelli we are praying fervently. Thank you for your posts. We love you guys and wish we were closer.
    Uncle Duane and Aunt Lynda