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Zach's Arm

Sunday, November 7, 2004 1:10 AM CST

Dave got his blood counts on Friday. They look good. Hooray and thank you for all your prayers...they worked! Or rather, God worked!

New prayer request. Zach's arm is not healing well. They took off his cast 3 weeks early, because the bone is bowed. The doctor wants Zach to exercise his hand and see if it can be pulled back in line. Zach has lost almost all mobility in his left hand. He's quite upset because that's his catcher's glove hand. His arm looks quite crooked as well. We're going to seek a second opinion this coming week. Please pray for wisdom for the doctors and complete healing for Zach. He's devastated that the injury may affect baseball.

Denise and kids are here for a visit. Soooo much fun. And Kenny has been quite hospitable. What a rare treat! Amy and Kate are joined at the hip, I think.

I have reduced my hours at work...it's just been too much. My supervisor, Melinda, has been encouraging, supportive and helpful. I'm hoping that being home when the kids get home every day will help lend some stability. Please pray for some sense of peace for the kids, it's been pretty chaotic. Pray for us around this decision, too, please, as it will stress us financially, but with Dave working such long hours at football, it just seems the right step to take.

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