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Good News from the Surgeon

I went on Tuesday to see the surgeon.  I got a very GOOD report!  The tumor measured almost 5 inches.  He said that it had a tentacle (finger) that went right up to my neck.  He said that he did not think he would ever come to the end of it.  I told him that I wished I could have seen it and he said I would have loved seeing it.  He said it was the "fun kind."  The best news: NO cancer cells found.  That is a great Christmas present for me!!!
I finally saw all of the scar today.  It has stitches on the inside and steri-strips on the outside.  I took 3 strips off last night and two off today.  I think it looks GREAT!!!!  I don't think anyone will be able to tell, a year from now, that I had anything done.  The sugeon told me to put vitamin E oil on it everyday.  I am going to follow his instructions.  I am so thankful to the Lord Jesus that all of this has turned out well!!!!

I have NEVER been so "not ready" for Christmas as I have been this year.  I have been terrible about getting cards out, decorating and shopping.  I finally got a lot of it knocked out this week!!!! I am almost done!

I have enjoyed the girls school Christmas parties this week!  They are so excited about Christmas and a visit from Santa.
Tomorrow, we have NO plans!!!! Yay!!!  We are going to make a Gingerbread house, cut out snowflakes and read Christmas books.


Tara G. said…
Rejoicing with you!!! I hope you can breathe freely now and just enjoy, enjoy, enjoy!!!
Deena said…
Wonderful news! I'm so glad! Enjoy your family day tomorrow. It sounds great.
Andrea Munding said…
Great news! Love your blog! Enjoy your Christmas ;)
The Garners said…
Great news, Laurie! Merry Christmas!
Kandi said…
So, so thankful! I know you wish you had that tentacle. Loved seeing you last weekend.
Natasha said…
Great news Laurie!!! This is an answer to prayers for sure.
Gail said…
Great report! Now just sit back, relax and enjoy making family memories. Merry Christmas!
Annapolis, MD
lspar002 said…
I hope y'all have a wonderful Christmas my friend!!!
His Doorkeeper said…
You can thank the Lord, breathe a sigh of relief, relax and enjoy your Christmas with your sweet family!
Tracy said…
Great news! I have been praying for you! God is good!
Praise for good pathology reports from the surgeon!!
Yea! Praising the Lord with you! Merry Christmas to you! :)
Pam said…
So happy for your good report. Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Pam said…
So happy for your good report. Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Sincerely Anna said…
Hi Laurie. I'm new to reading your blog and I love it. I'm so glad you're recovering well and you got a good report from the surgeon. I just had surgery myself for a large thyroid nodule so I went through all the same worries and stress this summer/fall but also the great relief that it's out. So nice to move on! Wishing you a Happy New Year!
Mendie said…
What wonderful news. Prayers answered indeed. Happy new year to you and your adorable family!

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