Sunday, April 20, 2008

Hey, how about that?

I just mention the possibility of Andrea getting to take home her backpack of fluids, everyone keeps praying for her, and it happens! Andrea had been going through a routine of receiving platelets and gradually losing them by "15" each day until she hit bottom and needed them again. Well, Friday for the first time since her transplant, Andrea gained "3" instead of losing "15". So, that meant that she did go home and J. became the one in charge of hooking up bags of fluid and medicine with a battery powered pump over the weekend so Andrea could stay at home instead of reporting to MDA.
She is slowly regaining strength each day and we appreciate you thinking of her.


Anonymous said...

Wonderful! There is power in prayer. I know J. will take care of you. We hope to see all of you soon. You have a great group of loved ones close by, I wish we were nearer in distance but we keep you close to our hearts. Love, Peggy and Dan

Anonymous said...


I am so glad to hear that you do not have to go to the hospital over the weekend!!! Hang in there and I am praying for you everyday.

We love ya!!

Michelle, Jason and Avery Meyer

carolyn frazier said...

Dear Andrea,

That is wonderful news! I'm so glad you got to go home on the weekend. My prayers are with you daily for a speedy recovery. And you are never far away from my thoughts.

Love, Carolyn

Anonymous said...

Great News!!! What a great weekend for both of you!!! Please know we continue to lift you up in prayer. It is great new that she is building some platelets on her own!!!
Love You both,
Shelia & Jim

Alice said...

Dear Andrea,
We are so happy to hear that you were able to stay home over the weekend. We continue to pray for you daily.

Alice and Art

Anonymous said...

I was so happy for you when I read your mom's recent posting! You are truly blessed by the Lord and so fortunate to have the very best support group of family caregivers and physicians by your side.
Remembering you in prayer daily, love mByr

Erin Hall said...

I am so glad that you were able to stay at home! Keep it up Dre!
Love you

Anonymous said...

Dre and J,

So glad to hear the good news! We miss you guys so much! We are always praying and thinking about you. Love you lots,

Scott, Shanna & Lex

Anonymous said...

Why are we continually surprised by the awesome gifts from our faithful God? Nevertheless, we are and we thank Him for your improving health, for getting to go home, for a great place like MDA and great doctors, etc, etc. We keep you always in our prayers. We pray you will feel better each and every day. Love you all--Gay & Doug

Anonymous said...

Andrea, your situation has been heavy on my mind for several weeks. I am praying many times a day for you! I know you are going through a rough stretch, but with God's help this will pass. I pray for a quick recovery.

Your Brother in Christ!

Anonymous said...

This is really great news!! Andrea - if you are able to check your email I sent you a link to pictures from Brooke Sawyer's wedding in Cabo. Brooke wrote a message that she read to her husband during their ceremony. In her message, she talked about the walk she did for you - I tell you this to let you know that SO MANY people are thinking about you EVERYDAY from EVERYWHERE! We are all praying so hard and just know you'll be out of all this pain soon.

We love you!!! Hang in there!

Jenna & Jake Shaw

Thailand Tracey said...

So glad you were able to enjoy the comforts of home. We just wanted you to know we are lifting you up in our prayers no matter where we are. Today we're praying for you from Tanggu, China.
We're eager to hear more good news.
Love, Sam and Tracey