Monday, February 28, 2011

Scans Tomorrow, Prayers Today (and tomorrow, and the next day, and the next...)

I go for CT scans tomorrow morning. I already have my big bottle of barium sulfate waiting for me in the fridge, Mochacchino Smoothie (I am not making that up). Jealous much?

I think I'll drink it in a cute little mug and sprinkle a little cinnamon on top, just like the picture on the side. Or maybe not.

There will be three different scans, including chest, abdomen, and pelvic area. I hope this is enough. I'd also like a bone scan (not that I enjoy the idea of being irradiated), especially with this right hip, lower back, and now left knee pain I keep dealing with. Maybe the CT scans will show enough. Let's hope....but I still will ask.

Anyway, please pray for everything to be clear, that these scans look normal, and that whoever reads the scans does not miss something. I've had too many mistakenly hopeful readings, so my trust level for anyone who reads medical tests is pretty low (granted, it's been my pathology reports that have been unreliable - as in wrong...radiology reports have all been right on the money). Pray they read these scans as if they were their own.

If you want specifics, I drink my smoothie at 8:15 and scans are at 9:15.

I'll update as soon as I get results, which should take several days. Knowing me, happy results will mean a quicker update. Bad results will take some processing, as you can imagine.

Thanks to so many of you who keep telling me that you are continuing to remember me in your prayers, many daily! Wow! I am humbled by your steadfastness and diligence. Love and blessings to you all.