Joel recovered so well from the surgery! By Sunday it seemed like he was back to 100%, we were amazed! He only had one dose of tylenol, right after the surgery, and never needed another one. His new port works great, it is such a relief! The old malfunctioning port was a constant cause of stress and frustration.
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God, Elijah and I had a funny moment on Sunday. Ryan had strep throat, Joel had a double ear infection, and Joel after being extremely angry for a day or two, sprung a high fever Saturday night. Sunday I took Joel to urgent care so they could look in his ears or check him for strep. We waited in the waiting room for almost an hour, then they took us back to an exam room where a nurse saw Elijah and we waited at least another forty minutes with Elijah acting very fitful and angry. Just before the doctor walked in, I really felt like I was supposed to pray for Elijah to be healed, and I kid you not, my though in response to this was, ‘No, if I was going to pray for Elijah to be healed I should have done it last night, or this morning, or at least in the waiting room. Now, if I pray for him and he’s healed, the doctor just won’t find anything so I’ll never really know if he was healed, plus I’ve already waited here all morning.’ Well, I couldn’t shake the feeling I should pray for him, so I did. I prayed for Elijah to be healed but it was not a powerful, passionate, exciting prayer. Sure enough the doctor said his ears looked great, his throat look great, and at my insistence she did a strep test that came back negative. She suggested he might be teething and then gave us an official diagnosis of “fussy baby.” So obnoxious. Oh well, maybe Elijah was healed, on Sunday, maybe not, but he’s been acting much better and the fever hasn’t returned, so I can’t complain!
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We went to the zoo today with Isaac pre-school, here’s a few cute photos.
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  1. Cass Gullickson on April 19, 2012 10:53 am

    Hello to the Greens. Just read some of your story. We went through brain cancer with our four year old daughter in 2001. She is now going to Loveland Classical school and has Ms. Carrie Bauers for a teacher helper. She is the one who referred me to your web site. Hang in there mama and daddy it does get better! We will be praying for you. That no weapon formed against you shall prosper. That Joel shall be completely healed. That there shall not be any residual side effects. If you ever need someone to listen you can contact me by e-mail and i can give you our number. May God fill your basket today with unexplainable joy today. In Jesus name, Cass

  2. Sherry Smith on July 12, 2012 9:31 pm

    Love you so joel. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I look forward to seeing you in August.

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