Home from the Hospital!

A quick note to say that we are out of the hospital and back home!

It is truly unbelievable how quickly they kick you out of hospitals these days. However, the feeling is mutual. Margaret is happy to be home and in her own bed – and without risk of ebola. (We have a thermometer right by the bed just in case!)

They released her because there are no signs of trauma – besides the pain, and the pain can be managed at home. She is thoroughly enjoying popping magic pills every four hours.

Next steps … We (probably) get the definitive pathology report and staging on Tuesday, but the doctor was already talking about a PET scan to determine other things. She must recover from surgery before she can start chemotherapy.

Spirits are high! God is good. We are doing well.

Our family manta is “Bells don’t quit.” We are competitive, and we are good to go.

Thanks again for all you are doing to support us. We do love all of you! Thank you!

11 thoughts on “Home from the Hospital!

  1. Amazing!! I hope that you all get some sleep tonight. You know that does not happen in hospitals. I will be praying for quick healing and good reports from the doctors. Take care of each other. Love, Loretta Flowers

  2. So glad to hear you are home! Our prayers continue for all of you with special thoughts for a good report Tuesday. Great mantra!!
    Hugh & Lynne

  3. Dear Dr. Bell and family,
    God is indeed good. We thank Him for the progress so far and pray for continued healing and strength. God bless you all. Loti

  4. Dear Margaret and John,
    I am so happy you are home, and full of your usual happy spirit, (as well as happy pills) I will keep the prayers going, especially regarding the results Tuesday. Dee

  5. Hello Margaret and John,
    You have been in my thoughts and prayers. Can only imagine how happy you are to be home. Nothing like your own bed. Eleanor Burnham, Columbus, GA

  6. Hello Margaret and John,
    You’ve been in my thoughts and prayers. Glad you’re home. Nothing like your own bed. Eleanor Burnham

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