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Old 02-01-2009, 12:31 AM   #1
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Prayer Please, I am coming to the end of my rope!

Hi Friends,
About an hour ago I did my evening set of exercises, stretches and then elevating and icing my knee. I have been really good today about not being on or off it too much and have taken all my medications and done my three sessions of the above.

All of a sudden it has ballooned up again, the circulation is bad, my toes are cold and the pain is unbearable. DH is at work and actually out with one of the residents so not available. I have called a friend who is coming to take me to emergency.

Please pray that this is nothing serious and that I am panicking for nothing! I was so hoping to go to church tomorrow and now that looks unlikely. I also have started meeting with my summer brides for catering and cakes and I am wondering if I can do it.

It is all just becoming too much. I really have been looking after it and now this. I am really scared.

Thanks for caring.

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Old 02-01-2009, 12:33 AM   #2
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Oh LP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I hope everything turns out OK! I hate to hear you are in pain sweetie!!!!!!!!!!!! Hang in there and PLEASE let us know ASAP how things are when you get back. I am saying a prayer right now for you!
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Old 02-01-2009, 12:36 AM   #3
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I'll be praying for you LP! Keep us updated.
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Old 02-01-2009, 12:39 AM   #4
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Keep us in the loop LP.. we are praying for you.
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Old 02-01-2009, 12:43 AM   #5
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Prayers for you LP. I hope everything turns out okay! Hugggs!
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Old 02-01-2009, 01:04 AM   #6
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Just got hold of DH and he is going to meet us at the hospital when he gets off. Being a Saturday night it will probably be awhile so I will report back in the morning (it is 10 pm here now). Thanks so much for your thoughts and prayers. My friend should be here any minute.
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Old 02-01-2009, 01:16 AM   #7
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James and I are praying for you Laurie. You have been through so much with this, and I hate that you are in so much pain. I pray the swelling goes down and that the pain goes away for good.

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Laurie,
take it easy, relax that is a wise move going to er...Let us know when you can..Your knee is most likely irritated and rest will help..Think about those cakes and think too, I can, I can I will..You love doing them so much and you need a positive right now..You and that knee will make it Laurie..I'm praying for you
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Mike and I are praying for you LP. Get better soon!
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Old 02-01-2009, 03:07 AM   #10
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Okay, we are back. Didn't take as long as usual - a slow night at emergency.

They took a blood test to check for a clot and it showed positive (which isn't conclusive) so they sent me home with a special stocking on my leg and I have to go back tomorrow for an ultrasound. I have been through all this before. They think this could be causing other "minor stroke-like" symptoms that I have been having for the last few weeks.

I am heavily medicated right now and need to get ice on it and get to bed. I will report back, or get DH to if they keep me, after the test tomorrow.

Thanks again for all your prayers and support.
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