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Sunday, October 28, 2012

Still Around...

Coffee of the Day - Toasted Coconut Macadamia


I know I havw been missing for a bit, and I do apologize. it's been a rough week or so with my radiation. every day the burns & blisters seem to spread farther across my body & become more painful. as it stands now I have 3 more weeks of treatment. David & I have some very difficult decisions ahead of us, so we are doing a lot of praying. but in the midst of all this I still have so much peace. God is so good! He blesses me abudantly every single day.

We tried to go out for a while yesterday to enjoy the fall day, but had to cut it short when I had a bad episode. It's so hard to watch my family see me when the bad times hit. it tears my heart right open. but before hand we were able to enjoy a special time at a nearby apple orchard & farm as we used to when the boys were younger. They had apple dumplings while I munched on the most yummy maple bacon doughnut. oh gosh, it sure was tasty! :)  Brought home some fresh apple cider and sugarless apple butter.

The most beautiful blue jays have taken over the nest on my front porch. I haven't seen any jays quite this size in quite a long time. I think they are hiding out from the storm that is approaching. Our porch will be the perfect place for them to stay nice and dry. :) My baby squirrel friend is still around gathering  his winter nuts & berries.

All of you in the path of the storm please stay warm & safe. my love to everyone who pops by! :)
Jennifer

19 comments:

Crafty Kitten said...

What a beautiful post Jenn. Saying a little prayer for you hunni.
hugs
Dawn xx

Joan Bardee said...

thank you so much for taking the time and effort to post. I have been checking your post wondering how you were. Stay safe in the storm; you know you are loved. Hugs.

Ardilla said...

It´s so nice to hear you so positive, I admire you. I know the Lord will lead you for the right path as you are praying looking for His guide. I send you a big hug, and prayers for you!

Ardilla

Dot said...

You are in my heart and thoughts, Jenn.
Dorte,xxx

Suzie McFloozy said...

You are, as ever, in my thoughts and prayers dear friend x
((hugs)) Suzie xoxo

Carissa said...

So good to see your post, I had been thinking about you and wondering how you were. The bad episodes are awful but your family is strong and will always be there for you. I wish that there was more that I could do than offer words of support.
Hugs,
Carissa

julie e said...

You're in my thoughts and prayers. I am in awe of your positive attitude.

CreatewithTlc said...

You are always in my prayers...Praying for joy to be shared with you every day.
Paulette

Pam said...

Jen,

Glad to hear from you but hate that you are having to deal with so much pain. Know that I think about you and pray for you and your family daily.

{{{{HUGS}}}}
Pam

Cath said...

You are in my thoughts and prayers, Jennifer. Hope springs eternal.

Love,
Cath

Susie said...

Really glad to read this. Sending warms hugs.

Tracy said...

You hang in there kiddo. You pop into my thoughts so often. Big hugs!

Esther said...

So glad you were able to get out and enjoy a little of falls awesome splender before the storm hit!!! The maple donut sound oh, so yummy, my mouth is watering :)
Stay safe and my prayers are with you!!!

teepee said...

Jennifer - thanks for thinking of us in this trying time. I'm praying for God's wisdom in your choices, and know that He has a plan and purpose, even in the storm. So glad you had some family time and have His peace. Hugs, galore, girl!

Penny said...

Jennifer, I am so happy that you are able to spend time with your family while undergoing your treatment! Praying that your pain lessens soon and that your full health is restored!
Mega soft hugs, Penny

MilkCoffee said...

Hi Jennifer, you are so positive! You are in our thought and praying! Hope God give you more and more strength, God bless you and your family!
Big hugs,
Nana+Esme

Lisa M said...

I'm sorry, did you just say maple BACON doughnuts???? Oh be still my heart!! Seriously?
That sounds so completely amazing. Now I must drag myself into the kitchen and stare at my oatmeal with disgust!
I love bacon so much...I bet if I wrapped a shoelace in it, it would taste incredible!!
Sending big hugs to you on Halloween!
Lisa xx

susie said...

So lovely you still have the strength to write this wonderful post. I just love the Halloween t-shirt as well. Keep up the fight. Sending support and best wishes to you and your family xxx

Jennifer said...

Hi Jen, sorry I haven't been around much, but I do think of you often and pray for you! May you continue to rest in God's unfailing love and let His peace strengthen you each day whatever may come!
So glad you were able to get some time with your family. Apples....yum. I just made apple pie and applesauce yesterday.
I love blue jays, so unique and quisical.
Take Care!