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Originally Posted by jennifer91 View Post
Update on my mom. Good news: Her ovarian cancer sonogram came back normal and good. Her blood work also came back normal. The bad news: That led the doctors to be clueless and wonder if she has a serious infection going on somewhere. The other good news: As of this morning, her urine sample came back and led them to believe that she may have kidney stones. This sounds possible because she had them a few months ago. So, today she has to run for some tests and that includes one to check for the stones. Kidney stones could be good or bad. If they are small enough to pass then she should feel better for Christmas. If they are big and need to be removed surgically, that likely wouldn't be taken care of until after Christmas and she would feel no better in the meantime.

So now we just have to hope that there is no infection elsewhere and that if she has kidney stones that they are small.

Thank you for your prayers! We appreciate them!
so glad it is not cancer, and strange as it sounds hope it is just kidney stones, they are treatable and recovery is quick. Hope it can get all cleared up before Christmas.
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Originally Posted by sugar142286 View Post
Good morning, everyone! How are you all doing? I am well! I am just enjoying sitting by the fire and watching the snow fall. We got a couple of inches last night and we're supposed to get more snow today. We're supposed to get a total for 3-6 inches by tonight.

What are you all up today? I am relaxing right now, watching some Christmas movies and going to finish up my family Christmas cards and going to mail all my cards today. Then later this afternoon, I'm going to take EA to see the new movie, Frozen. It looks really cute. We're then going to go out to dinner. I have to pick up a couple of teacher gifts while I'm at the mall as well.

I'll be heading back to work tonight, work tomorrow night, then I'll be off again. It will be nice to home with DH and the kids for the holidays!

Hope you all have a wonderful day! I will be checking in and out as the day goes on! God Bless and keep smiling!
we have lots and lots and lots of snow here, got more again today. Sounds wonderful sitting beside the fire.
Have fun shopping and a good night at work.
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Originally Posted by snowflake22 View Post
Not at all! I'm sure you have much more wrapping & prep to do.

I just got used to having more free time this past year- and when I worked 40-50 hours a week in Vegas, we had much smaller celebrations.

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Good evening,

Long day here, was able to get a lot of work done today at the job. It is all about the hams now, so we are pushing them to free up some space.

We finally watched "Christmas Vacation" tonight, it's usually one of the first movies we watch but time is disappearing so quickly this year.

If you all could keep my grandmother in your thoughts and prayers it would be greatly appreciated. Her cancer has come back and they will be amputating her arm to try to keep it from spreading. I am nervous about it, she is nearly 90 years old and a tough woman, but I can't help to worry.

My wife and I are heading out to get all the "loose ends" of Christmas done tomorrow. She takes a personal day from work so we can have a Christmas season date day to get everything done. It is suppose to snow so we are hoping we will be able to go.

I hope you all had a great day.

Good night, everybody.
Of course I will be praying for your grandmother! {{{HUGS}}}

I hope you and your wife are able to go out on your date day!
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Originally Posted by jennifer91 View Post
Update on my mom. Good news: Her ovarian cancer sonogram came back normal and good. Her blood work also came back normal. The bad news: That led the doctors to be clueless and wonder if she has a serious infection going on somewhere. The other good news: As of this morning, her urine sample came back and led them to believe that she may have kidney stones. This sounds possible because she had them a few months ago. So, today she has to run for some tests and that includes one to check for the stones. Kidney stones could be good or bad. If they are small enough to pass then she should feel better for Christmas. If they are big and need to be removed surgically, that likely wouldn't be taken care of until after Christmas and she would feel no better in the meantime.

So now we just have to hope that there is no infection elsewhere and that if she has kidney stones that they are small.

Thank you for your prayers! We appreciate them!
I'm so glad it isn't cancer! Continued prayers for your mom! {{{HUGS}}}
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Originally Posted by Seawaters View Post
We are so busy with the house! We aren't putting up a tree or decorations, so I just cannot get into the Christmas Spirit. Hubby already has his Christmas gift from me--an automatic screw putter-inner! Can't think of the technical name right now. That was what he wanted so he can use it before Christmas. I still have to get him something so he will have at least one surprise! Made, I would like some of your fudge. We aren't even making cookies, since we have no oven or stove! If the architect had not taken so long, we would probably have a LOT of the work done by now. But, NOOOO!

We went out for Chinese last night to celebrate Hubby's birthday. That food was so delicious that we will definitely go back, even with the 25-plus miles roundtrip.

Xmas, I am thinking of you and pray a calming spirit for your family. Grandparents are so special, and it is hard to see them having to go through illness, especially as they get into their 90s! You are so lucky to have had her for this long. I envy you that.

For some reason, my computer is running slowly. I sure hope nothing is wrong. I am keeping the site open and will try to check in later.
Happy birthday to your hubby!
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Originally Posted by jennifer91 View Post
We are back from the hospital after having all of the testing. My mom already received the results of her kidney and bladder sonograms - all is good. They said small stones and gravel likely would not have shown up. If a stone showed then it would have been big and surgery would have been needed to remove it.

My mom is just going to keep drinking a lot of water and hopefully if there's a small stone it'll pass! I want to avoid doctors and hospitals - don't need to get sick before Christmas!
Thank you for the update - I will keep your mom in my prayers!
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Originally Posted by Seawaters View Post
We are so busy with the house! We aren't putting up a tree or decorations, so I just cannot get into the Christmas Spirit. Hubby already has his Christmas gift from me--an automatic screw putter-inner! Can't think of the technical name right now. That was what he wanted so he can use it before Christmas. I still have to get him something so he will have at least one surprise! Made, I would like some of your fudge. We aren't even making cookies, since we have no oven or stove! If the architect had not taken so long, we would probably have a LOT of the work done by now. But, NOOOO!

We went out for Chinese last night to celebrate Hubby's birthday. That food was so delicious that we will definitely go back, even with the 25-plus miles roundtrip.

Xmas, I am thinking of you and pray a calming spirit for your family. Grandparents are so special, and it is hard to see them having to go through illness, especially as they get into their 90s! You are so lucky to have had her for this long. I envy you that.

For some reason, my computer is running slowly. I sure hope nothing is wrong. I am keeping the site open and will try to check in later.
we had a year when we had no tree either, so I know how you feel.
I have one of those auto screw putter inners too, you got the name just right! I got mine from my son for Christmas a few years ago.
Happy birthday to your hubby!
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Will your hours go down after the Christmas rush?
Maybe a little, but not as much as they would have been before the promotion. That's one of the main reasons I took it, more guaranteed hours on a regular basis =]

I just had my first review, and it went very well!!


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