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Thursday, February 04, 2010

The Big Date

Although, we aren't going to San Antonio this weekend (we went there last spring. this was an oldy but goody post.), we are going to the movie tonight to take our minds off of insurance companies, medical reports and cancer.

Even though I won't drive to the river walk this weekend, I will drive to Dallas to meet with Dr. Park. He is a Christian who has been following my story and praying for me. He specializes in acupuncture and inner healing. He has some success treating sarcoma before even though he's never seen sarcoma of the breast. Please pray that God would use Dr. Park, the tumor would shrink and I would be able to withstand all the needles!

My primary caregiver, Dr. Wagner called today and said the MRI of the liver I had yesterday showed nothing new just the same as the CT scan showed.

I am expecting a call from MDA on Monday to schedule an appointment for a consultation/ second opinion. This is where you pay a one time fee to be seen once. The doctor will review my medical records and tests and slides. I am hoping he can help me persuade my insurance company to allow me to receive treatment at MDA. I am working with an advocate at MDA to petition to my insurance carrier. And I am gathering information, case studies and clinical studies that show being treated by a sarcoma specialist will greatly increase my odds of beating this. I had a good day today. I started out tired and a little down but feel much better and more positive this afternoon. I have to keep reminding myself that God knows when I'll see the right doctor. He knows who that doctor will be. He knows what my treatment will be. He knows when my treatment will start. He knows if my treatment will work. And He knows and has known the number of my days before I ever lived one of them.

"I thank you, High God—you're breathtaking! Body and soul, I am marvelously made! I worship in adoration—what a creation! You know me inside and out, you know every bone in my body; You know exactly how I was made, bit by bit, how I was sculpted from nothing into something. Like an open book, you watched me grow from conception to birth; all the stages of my life were spread out before you, The days of my life all prepared before I'd even lived one day." Psalm 139:14-16 The Message

I'll have to share with you how God showed up tangibly today but I'll save it for later...I like to keep you wanting more. haha


Nana Jul said...

Ps 139...it's so good to know,
He already knows!
You can rest in that. (And when I awake I am still with you!)


Missy @ It's Almost Naptime said...

constantly praying.

love, mis

Lelia Chealey said...

Love you Lisa.

Bernie said...

Always in my heart and prayers sweetie, I pray all goes well this weekend......:-) Hugs

Denise said...

Love and hugs to you dear one.