Tuesday, May 19, 2009

The Biopsy

We left the house before seven this morning for the hospital. Both of us were tired as neither of us had slept well. Hopefully, we'll get a nap in this afternoon.

Anyway, we were met at the hospital by Michael's mom and my mom. My sister joined us later on. After he checked in, we met our anesthesiologist and the interventional radiologist. They were great about answering all our questions and putting us at ease about the procedure. The radiologist was totally open to talking to our family friend Dr. Joey, who is also an interventional radiologist at MD Anderson in Houston. So, we'll have the additional insight and advice from this dear and trusted friend.

The procedure went well. Michael's just feeling somewhat tender. I just fed him a healthy lunch and he's resting on the couch. We will have an appointment tomorrow with the pulmonologist to go over the preliminary results.

Thank you all so very much for rallying to our call for help and lifting us up in your prayers.

21 comments:

Lea said...

oh my gosh. I am thinking of you and praying. I am so sorry to hear this.

Lea
xo

Penny Malley said...

Glad today went well. Isn't it amazing how God puts the right people into our lives? Almost like He knows what He's doing! (wink)
Praying for you and for the results to come back negative.

~K said...

Lean on your faith, stay strong. You will constantly be in my prayers...

Sending out all the positive energy I can... and virtual (((HUGS)))

Shelley said...

Michael is in good hands at Hoag.

Please let me know if you need anything. Seriously.

xo,

Shell

Sara said...

Just read this and am feeling numb about it...my heart goes out to you. Stay strong...remember that prayer I told you:

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Sending up big prayers for you both.

Sara

Kelly and Todd said...

I'm so sorry to hear this news. I hope you hear good news in the next few days. I'm sending healing thoughts and prayers your way.

-- kelly

Anne Marie said...

Oh my gosh, Joannah. You and Michael are in my thoughts, and I am sending all my positive vibes to the universe for you.

Donna said...

Joannah and Michael, our thoughts and prayers are with you both.

:::hugs:::

Donna
Our blog: Double Happiness!

D said...

Hang in there....and keep us up to date.

jrader said...

Our prayers are with you as well and we hope to hear good news soon!

Kudo said...

Joannah and Michael you both are in my prayers may God give you the strength you need to handel anything. I am so sorry you are facing the medical world. But living in LA you have the best of the best. I know you both with be in good hands.

God Bless

Sugar and Ice said...

Hang in there. I know this must be so difficult!

wzgirl said...

OH wow, Joannah. Totally holding you and Michael in my thoughts right now. Big love, you. xoxoxoxo

Kristin said...

Joannah - I am so close to Hoag, don't hesitate to let me know if I can do anything for you or Michael.

Alex and Jill said...

Thank you so much for updating.

I'm stopping to lift you both up, right now. We know who the Great Physician is...He can handle this. I know you're placing your trust in Him.

((hugs))

Sandy said...

Thinking of you both and sending prayers your way.

PIPO said...

You both remain in my prayers.

Kathy and Joel said...

You have not been far from thought all day. Hugs.

AprilMay said...

Praying for you today!!

Isabella's Mommy and Daddy said...

Glad things went well today..
Sending you all the prayers I can and big hugs..
Keep your faith and spirit high..
thanks for the update..

Kate said...

I have been so upset since reading your post yesterday...I don't have the words to tell you how much I am thinking of you both and praying...this is such a shock and just so so upsetting. Please keep us posted...and know that my thoughts and prayers are definietely with you both...

Kate