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Thursday, June 1, 2006 10:20 AM CDT

New update from another guest journalist, this one from Claudia, member Team Meyer, Texas branch:

Zach's surgery was delayed until 4 p.m. but the results indicate that there is no infection in the bone. This is a real relief!! Now we just have to wait for the antibiotics to work.

In the meantime, as if we needed more in the lives of our dear Meyers, Michelle is now with Kenny in the ER with pain and blood in his urine. No determination has been made as yet regarding the nature of this problem.

So, please continue to keep this family in your prayers as you have been. I think they all need time off for some foolish hi-jinx, myself!!

Claudia Williams

Well, it's finally happened... Shell's chaotic life has necessitated a guest journalist! Deb Wright here, reporting on Zach's status:

The "bazooka" antibiotics that worked so nicely the first 24 hours stalled enough to make the doctors want to poke around--they lanced the main site yesterday, taking lab samples. It was very painful for Zach, and more than a little scary.

The lab result are back and they aren't good. There is raging infection, bringing back the original concerns about getting this thing resolved before the bone is compromised. They will be doing surgury this morning on the infected area, to remove any diseased tissue and to take a bone scraping for testing.

The surgeon is working around a full schedule, so we don't know what time it will be yet. But your prayers are so very welcome, whenever you can find a moment.

As far as how he's doing emotionally, Zach is indignant that he can't eat breakfast, in a completely normal and healthy 14-year-old manner. :) He's being very brave, determined to be just like his dad.

Michelle is hanging in there. She always says "Do I have a choice?" when I tell her to keep on hanging in there. I guess that pretty much sums it up, doesn't it? Thank you all for your loving support of the Meyer clan... sometimes it's what keeps them going in the face of all their astonishingly bad luck.

-Deb Wright


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