Margaret’s Surgery: A Long Day

First, thank you for all your love, support, kindnesses and prayers. You have touched us deeply.

Margaret’s surgery went as planned with no glitches or hitches. Margaret herself did fine. She got a little sick in the recovery room and had to remain there for quite a long time, but she was in her room by 7:00 pm or so. She is alert and talkative.

Unfortunately, the cancer was pretty much what Margaret and I were braced for. “Quite a bit” (doctor’s phrase) of cancer had invaded the lymph nodes on the affected (left) side. Honestly, we had hoped for slightly better news, but knew this was probably the case. The cancer has not been “staged,” but at this point we do know that she is definitely going to receive chemotherapy and radiation treatments.

In other news – unimaginably, Katie Robb Davis (one of our associate pastors at Wellshire) went into early labor today and is in the same hospital! I won’t spoil her fun by sharing their news, but it was a very happy day for Bill and Katie!

God has a sense of humor!

9 thoughts on “Margaret’s Surgery: A Long Day

  1. You have been in my thoughts and prayers all day. Thank you for the update after such a long and arduous day. I’m glad Margaret is out of recovery and hopefully you both can get some sleep tonight. My love to all of you!

  2. I know it’s been a long day a there will be many more ahead, but I just wanted y’all to know to know how many folks love you far and wide and are praying for you and sending positive thoughts your way.
    Much love, Susan Miller Bush

  3. Julie and l have been thinking about you both today. Our thoughts and prayers are with you! Let us know if you need anything, we are around and available. Steve

  4. Dear Margaret and Family,
    Think of you often, Hope all is going well. You both will me in my prayer tomorrow.
    Love you all,

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