Prayers requested for Cari Lee - XOXO2u

jayabee52
By jayabee52 Latest Reply 2011-03-17 14:07:51 -0500
Started 2011-01-10 12:11:01 -0600

I've been in touch with Cari via email. She is on her way to the hospital this morning to have a biopsy of her thyroid. ( I had no idea until I got up at 9 A and chedked DC.) She has had over half of her thyroid removed previously due to cancer, and now it seems the cancer is back & growing aggressively.

Please pray for Cari.

Thanks,

James Baker

when I hear something from her, I will update you all on this discussion.


46 replies

Graylin Bee
Graylin Bee 2011-03-16 23:15:37 -0500 Report

Prayers and best wishes for your surgery, Cari Lee. Thanks James for keeping her company. Waiting for the surgery on the day of surgery it is nice not to be alone.

Cari Lee
Cari Lee 2011-03-17 13:56:54 -0500 Report

Thank U again for the prayers. James has been such a rock for me. Don't know what i would do without him. Yes, i won't be alone.
Cari

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-03-17 14:07:51 -0500 Report

Have you seen my new discussion on "a resource". : http://www.diabeticconnect.com/discussions/10...

How about having one set up for you Cari Lee?

(Now don't go all "midwestern" on me and not want any attention. Doesn't it feel good emotionally that SO MANY ppl here on DC care about you and love you? I grew up in the midwest too, and that's one of our traits, one I have worked to overcome - though traces of it linger)

Flustrated
Flustrated 2011-03-16 21:16:35 -0500 Report

I always have a prayer for someone in need. God bless you and watch over you. When I had breast cancer I asked for prayers from friends and family. Wow! never on a site like this. It was in 1994 and now I am truly grateful for the power of prayer.

Cari Lee
Cari Lee 2011-03-17 14:00:28 -0500 Report

I hope everything went well with the cancer. Yes, prayer is such a powerful thing. Every one here has been so wonderful.
Cari

Cari Lee
Cari Lee 2011-03-16 16:49:15 -0500 Report

THANK YOU ALL SO MUCH FOR THE PRAYERS AND KINDNESSES THAT U ARE SE NDING MY WAY!!! i APPRECIATE THEM SO MUCH. iT IS OVERWHELMING.
I REALLY TRIED TO GO THRU THIS WITH AS LITTLE "SPOTLIGHT" IF U WILL, AS I COULD, BUT JAMES HAD OTHER PLANS. HE IS SUCH A SWEETHEART. TRUE FRIENDS ARE VERY HARD TO FIND THESE DAYS, AND I CONSIDER YOU ALL MY FRIENDS.
THANK YOU ALL AGAIN,
YOUR FRIEND,
CARI

Lori J
Lori J 2011-03-16 16:02:57 -0500 Report

James, You are an awesome man, tell Cari Lee I'll pray daily for her, and let her know that DC is with her, give her a hug for me as well:)
Lori J

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-03-16 16:08:54 -0500 Report

I intend to. The (((((hugs))))) on DC are nice, but there are times it's nice to have a little "skin" on the hug. She hasn't expressed any apprehension about the surgery, yet, but as the day comes closer then perhaps the apprehension will rise.

As far as being an awesome man, thank you for that observation. I do what little I can when I can. That has to be good enough.

Lori J
Lori J 2011-03-16 16:15:25 -0500 Report

James, You are so right about that, send her our Love, you being there is definitely enough:) and skin is always nice, she will really feel the love. Lori J.

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-03-16 15:41:11 -0500 Report

UPDATE on Cari Lee surgery. At this time surgery to remove her cancerous thyroid is still on for March 24. I plan to drive up to Vernal UT to give her a hug and hold her hand before & after her surgery.

Her lungs are clear of the pneumonia now. Dr said it should be a 2 or 3 day stay in the Hospital as this is a major operation.

Thank you for all your prayers for her so far, and I ask your continued prayers for her through out her surgery & recovery.

MewElla
MewElla 2011-03-16 16:19:17 -0500 Report

James, how very thoughtful for you to do this. Plse give Cari my love and prayers, and thank you for being such a good friend…

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-03-16 16:22:46 -0500 Report

Will do. Helps me get over my loss of Jem. Cari & I have become close friends over these past months. I do that for my friends

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-03-17 13:50:05 -0500 Report

Thanks! Sometimes I need all the blessing I can get!

And right back at'cha sweet lady. I see what you do for new people who join DC! That's wonderful!

Gabby
GabbyPA 2011-02-26 05:33:50 -0600 Report

Ohhh, that has to be disheartening. This is not related to what was going on before is it? her surgery was successful?

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-02-26 11:38:37 -0600 Report

. No she hasn't had the surgery done yet it's been put off till 3/24. She is really having a hard time right now. She spent the night in the ER 2 or 3 nights ago with the flu-like symptoms. Had to have IVs through the night to rehydrate her. Yes, it IS disappointing.

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-02-25 12:55:46 -0600 Report

I spoke with Cari last night (after not talking to her the night before). It seems she's slipped back into sickness again. Now it seems more like flu-like symptoms, gastric upset, and nausea.

She thanks all who are praying for her.

Blessings!

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-02-24 22:09:43 -0600 Report

Update on Cari Lee

Re1deer posted a question about Cari Lee on my profile (thanks re1deer! for that reminder ), and I'm sorry I hadn't updated you further until now. She had gotten pneumonia and her surgery was postponed to Thurs 3/24 (if I remember correctly) in Vernal UT. Her lung condition is improving - slowly - and so she's been tenatively scheduled for that day (no time has yet been set).

Plan to be better on the updates.

Praying that she coninues to be able to breathe well and has no more relapses so she can get her thyroid out.

Blessings to all!

re1ndeer
re1ndeer 2011-02-24 22:24:00 -0600 Report

Thanks, for the update, so sorry to hear she has pneumonia. Prayers going out to her. Hope she gets better soon.

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-01-23 05:22:35 -0600 Report

Cari's Dr appt went well, and she will undergo the thyroidectomy on Thurs Feb, 10 at the hospital near her home. Now she is having trouble breathing "restrictive airway disease" ( it's kinda like asthma.she said) So I'll be praying for her that this lung problem does not derail her surgery plans.

Will continue to update here.

Thanks in advance,

James

PS she didn't answer her phone this (Sun)afternoon. She had been in the ER twice with Restrictive Airway Disease, but was feeling better when she called tonight.

MewElla
MewElla 2011-01-23 07:51:08 -0600 Report

I'm saying prayers for Cari that the breathing problems go away and that her surgery will go well in early Feb. Thanks for her update,

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-01-13 00:52:48 -0600 Report

A further update. Cari's Dr finally got back with her (she was worried he was going to ignore her). She will be seeing her Dr on Tues next. Hopefully she'll know where and when after that appt.

Argarcia9206
Argarcia9206 2011-01-11 12:05:14 -0600 Report

This is for anyone who needs prayer. In order for anyone to reach a chain of people who will pray for their needs, and this is any need, you can go to http://newdirectionchurchag.com/prayer-list/ and fill out the form. You can be as specific or as impersonal as you like. Please leave a name of or the situation to be prayed over at least. Also remember that whatever you put in is posted on this site. This can reach a chain of people that number in the hundreds of thousands. Prayer helps, God helps. Believe it. I have already entered in Cari's name on this site just saying to pray for her health.

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-01-11 18:27:10 -0600 Report

Thank you! Cari's dx of cancer has been confirmed. As of 10 AM she doesn't know when or where the surgery will be. but will inform you when I learn when & where.

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-01-10 16:46:12 -0600 Report

I just got an email from Cari. She's back from the biopsy and she has the results. Unfortunately she's got thyroid cancer again, and needs to make arrangements to have it removed.

I had a college friend, a couple years younger than I who had thyroid cancer removed, and then had to get it removed again. That was 3 or 4 years ago and he's OK now.

I will continue to pray for Cari as she faces her surgery and recovery from it.

I let her know of this discussion and hopefully she will be here to "speak" for herself soon.

Thanks to all who lifted Cari up in your prayers. I suspect you will continue to do so. Thank you!

CaliKo
CaliKo 2011-01-10 12:19:38 -0600 Report

She's in my prayers. Thanks for letting us know.

jayabee52
jayabee52 2011-01-10 13:07:55 -0600 Report

She didn't know I started this discussion, but will let her know about it as soon as she contacts me. I offered her my cell phone # for more immediate contact.

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