Life rumbles along, big wheels carrying you through each day and night and you don't realize you are being carried by the momentum of the big wheels turning. But you are.

Then a day like last Friday comes along and somebody throws a stick in the spokes and everything stops short, just for a bit.

I went with Lauralea for a "consultation" with a specialist on Friday. It quickly went from a consultation to a "Ooh that is a large nodule on your thyroid," then straight on to "Let's do a needle Biopsy of it. Now."

It ended with something like "We will need to do surgery and I will let you know the biopsy results right away." I'm not too sure on that because by then it was all a little fuzzy in my head.

And so, we wait.

We are pretty sure it won't come back as a problem, but living in never never land was only fun for Peter.


  1. Times like this it's quite hard to trust Dad. Not that you don't think He'll work everything out in the end, but that you know you have to walk through the times before you reach that blessed outcome.

    I'll try to remember *both* of you.

  2. Hope all goes well. If it's any consolation - which it doesn't tend to be when it's you going through these things - medical people tend to think the worst at all times - it's something programmed in us. However we are happy when proved wrong, but yet we always plan for the worst. It helps keeps us sane if that makes sense. But really hoping all comes back good. Keep us posted.

  3. Praying... for all of you.
    "My thoughts are completely different from yours," says the Lord. "And my ways are far beyond anything you could imagine. For just as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts." Isaiah 55
    We can trust and lean on a God like that... He will see you through this time and provide the daily strength.
    I will be waiting to hear of how He will be glorified through this.

  4. Been there, done that. And FYI, even if it is the C word, thyroid cancer is the best kind to have. Slow growing, and taking the thyroid (or part of it) usually takes care of the problem. Call me or Lois if you want more info.


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