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    He is doing the new stuff right now and I'm a little not sure how to react

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    Usually when I get gassy, it means I have to poop.. lol
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    So far so good. Sadly though at this point I have literally no idea what to expect about his side effects, pain, nausea , anything at all.

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    Steph, just to let you know I read your thread everyday. I'm here if ya need me and it goes without saying you and yours are always in my thoughts and prayers.
    I have not responded to anything lately because I'm waiting on direction from the Lord but am anticipating a great work from his hand.
    Please let your dad know the saints are in one Accord here and we are before the throne often on his behalf.
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    I deeply appreciate it. The more prayer the better. I am literally so nervous for him I can't stop moving/fiddling with my phone

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    Please pray I can wind down guys
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    I did in fact go to sleep but I woke up at 4am so pretty groggy
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    Dad woke up this morning and he says he actually feels pretty great. His body was more wore out from all the premeds, Benadryl, etc. He said he actually woke up and did the treadmill which is crazy. He doesn't have the pump anymore either just the one infusion.

    So far pretty amazing!! Thank God! There is a possibility of more side effects over the first week but we'll be watching him closely.

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    You just gotta remember, Steph, that it always gets worse before it gets better. And daddy's already gone through the worst, so it can only get better from here.

    Also, I view the unpleasantness of illness, as weakness leaving my body. Like when I had sciatica in my left leg, and I was on steroids to reduce the swelling, every day my leg felt like it was in a vise, getting squeezed and released, over and over. Every day it did that, going down my leg one spot at a time until my back stopped herniating and the sciatica went away..

    So don't look at daddy's symptoms, as him getting worse with the cancer. Look at it as, it's the weakness of cancer leaving his body.. And tell daddy to look at it that way too.
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    I love "Orange Tabbies" , God created the world and then, "Orange Tabbies" .....

    Go to my profile Blog tab to read my testimonies.






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    Daddy keeps having faith battles. He finds himself briefly questions Gods existence, is there a heaven, etc etc. He knows He's saved but he has doubts and the fact he has those doubts and unbelief he is seeming to slowly drain in spiritual strength.

    We go over the same thing and I find myself becoming frustrated because He knows and then doubts and I just...I don't know what to do. I'm scared for him and he's scared.
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    God has been good and used my mental situations to help with daddy. If I hadn't gotten the problems that I had, and maybe Dad has the exact same one to a lesser degree, I would have no idea how to help him handle it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ArtsieSteph View Post
    Daddy keeps having faith battles. He finds himself briefly questions Gods existence, is there a heaven, etc etc. He knows He's saved but he has doubts and the fact he has those doubts and unbelief he is seeming to slowly drain in spiritual strength.

    We go over the same thing and I find myself becoming frustrated because He knows and then doubts and I just...I don't know what to do. I'm scared for him and he's scared.
    one of our daughters struggled with this. all you can do is (as patiently as you can) keep bringing him Scripture to remind him of God's love and faithfulness. we found that in doing that, gradually our daughter became more calm because that Word is alive!

    of course he's going to question, right? what a battle you're all undergoing. i think it's marvelous you can see God working ALL things together for good.

    you're truly one of my heroes, Steph. i read every post, and i pray. ♥
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    Time to cast down imaginations and everything that exalts itself above His word.

    It is written God created the heavens and the earth, so yes heaven exists. Etc

    When thoughts linger, we can get into these troubles. The enemy will bring thoughts. Not all of what he's thinking came from him(dad)
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    That makes sense. And thank you all! He had a very very bad night last night with panic attacks and his fears. He says he gets this feeling of fear just sitting on his chest. And then his biggest thing is "Why an I thinking all this?" I don't know what to tell him because I had the same problem and had to take medication to get rid of it or at least lessen it. I just keep praying with him.
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    hey, just a thought... i got this set of CDs for my grandchildren, and liked them so much i have a set in my car, now.

    here's a link to one on Amazon. it might be helpful, the songs are based on the Word of God and this particular volume has songs like "take no thought for tomorrow" (addressing worry), "peace, be still" (fears and panic), "let not your heart be troubled" (distress and anxiety), and more.

    you can play them on you tube, i believe, or i would be honored to mail you a set, if you think it would help.

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    Yeah he has been listening to nothing but like praise music, watching sermons, listening to the Bible when he isn't working. It's just so hard...I feel like I'm gonna lose it myself emotionally because I feel so helpless.

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    Steph, please have him read my cancer thread..


    Quote Originally Posted by ArtsieSteph View Post
    Yeah he has been listening to nothing but like praise music, watching sermons, listening to the Bible when he isn't working. It's just so hard...I feel like I'm gonna lose it myself emotionally because I feel so helpless.
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    Quote Originally Posted by pottersclay View Post
    Blue_ladybug is innocent, as we know in scripture " all people who like orange tabbies are innocent."

    Quote Originally Posted by TruthTalk View Post

    I love "Orange Tabbies" , God created the world and then, "Orange Tabbies" .....

    Go to my profile Blog tab to read my testimonies.






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