Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Lab Results

Finally . . . the results came back today.

The bad news is the the lab results were good. We were hoping that they would find something in the stool study that would be causing Sophie's symptoms. Unfortunately, that was not the case so we are going forward with the colonoscopy and blood work on Friday.

She took her 1st dose of MiraLax tonight has 2 more doses tomorrow and is on a liquid diet starting at noon.

I am sure the scope will give us the answers we need but I'm a little overwhelmed at the thought of the diagnosis that we will receive.

I am praying - praying - praying! This old song comes to mind from Tim McGraw . . .

Take this very breath you gave me
Take the heart from my chest
I'll gladly take her place if you let me,
make this my last request

Please, please please - it's so damn unfair. I would so willingly take it all. Bring it on! I wish I could take it away from both Nate and Sophie.

Diabetes - I would take it from Nate in a heartbeat!

Crohn's Disease - please give it to me instead - I don't want my daughter to suffer any longer!



Amy said...

Laura...((HUGS)) to you my dear friend....I'm praying for peace for you as you face yet another giant. We're here...we'll pray you through this. Much love to you and precious Sophie!

I'm sorry Laura. I was so hoping the labs would show something. We will pray for you all! I know how you feel- I'd take Averys place in an instant if I could. And it IS so unfair. But this I know--- you can do this. I know you can. And we will support you in any way we can! (((hugs)))

Wendy said...

My heart is sunk.

I am praying, Laura!!! Praying for a smooth day of procedures on Friday...and peace in whatever the journey is that follows...

Wendy said...

PS!!! If you have works GREAT for lab draws and IV pokes!!!! Slap some on the middle of her arms and on top of her hands so they have a few options...

alix said...

Consider yourself hugged!
I will keep you in my prayers, may you get some rest dear Laura.

Sending hugs and prayers for your family and especially Sophie. I will be thinking about y'all - call me if you need anything, I might be on the other side of town, but I can get there pretty quickly.

Tracy1918 said...

I will keep praying for sweet, little Sophie. And you, too.

Lora said...

I am so sorry Laura. None of this is fair. I will pray for you guys... Please keep us posted and let us know if you need ANYTHING.


Sorry Laura. Sending as much goodness as I can your way.

Heidi =) said...

My heart skipped a beat as I saw your post. As I read it, I cried. I don't even know you personally but my mommy heart aches for you and what you must be feeling right now. I am holding your family captive in my prayers!

Joanne said...

I am so sorry to hear this news Laura... that just plain sucks. If I can do ANYTHING, please let me know.

Meri said...

I've been sitting here for 5 minutes and I just don't know what to write. I want to say the right thing. I want to lift you up, I want to tell you I am so sorry you have to watch another child suffer, I want to make you feel lighter...and I want to make you feel strong.

There is still a chance for good news...I'm praying for that. And for strength for you and your family too. <3

Misty said...

Laura, I will be praying for you and for Sophie. I am sorry that you are going through such heartache right now. Praying, praying, praying...

connie said...

I am so sorry Laura, I will be holding you and your family in my thoughts.

Hugs to you my friend.

Penny said...

Oh Laura, I am praying that you are strong, which I know you are. I am praying that it is all you can handle, cause I know you can. I am praying that Sophie heals, which she will after a diagnosis and help. Whatever comes your way, you can handle. I have true faith in that. You are sent love and hugs and positive thoughts.

Heather said...

Oh, Laura. My heart aches for you. Sending many hugs and prayers your way.

phonelady said...

sending hugs and prayers your way my dear . this is not an easy thing , I wish you peace and comfort during these trying time but this too shall pass and with gods help all will be well . we all are praying for you and your family .

Hey sweetie...hugs for you and your family. So the bloodwork can't show crohns then? Anyway keep us posted. You have all our prayers.

I am holding out for the best for little Sophie. We'll be here for you all no matter what.

All my love,


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