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Monday, September 6, 2010

Only 3 more sleeps

Until my little Princess has her surgery to remove the tumour in her face.  Poor little baby. As you can see from the photo below the tumour has grown a bit.  It won't be long and she will have a nice even looking face again.
She is being a bit of a goofball in this photo..... typical Emma.


I have so much to do between now and when we leave Wednesday morning.  Emma and I are going to make an adventure of it and go up to Brisbane on the train.  She has an early appointment with the psychologist and Stuart has things to do in the office so he will drive up later in the afternoon.  I am so not looking forward to Thursday, I am petrified of her going into surgery and having to experience all that pain again.  If I could take the tumour for her then I would.  It totally breaks your heart seeing your child in so much pain knowing that there is very little you can do for them.  We are praying so hard that the surgeon will get it all as if he doesn't then it will definately grow back and it also means that Emma will need chemotherapy.  If you pray then please pray for total healing for Emma.

My mother is coming up for three weeks on the 24th September.  I am hoping that we will be out of hospital by then.  I don't like our chances but one can only hope.  I know that she wanted to be here earlier but there is no point as there would be nothing for her to do.  By coming that little bit later she will actually be able to lend me a hand.

I don't know if I will get a chance to post anymore before the surgery but I am taking my computer with me so if I get a chance then I will update here.

Hope this finds you all happy and healthy.  Don't forget to kiss your children good night and tell them how much you love them.

Leanne

9 comments:

lizzyc said...

Hi Leanne,
i am trusting it all goes as well as possible with the surgery and recovery.. thinking and praying for your family..xx lizzy

Julie Tucker-Wolek said...

I have been thinking and praying for her every day!! I am hopeful that all goes well...please let us know as soon as you can! :):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)

Leanne said...

I hope it all goes very well, that total healing is accomplished and your little girl is in full health before you know it. Thinking and praying for you and your family...x

Cherie said...

I will be thinking of you and your gorgeous girl in the coming days and hope that it all goes well.

Sending lots of Love and huggs to you all
Cherie xoxoxoxoxoxoxox

Sheree said...

Leanne I'll be thinking of you and Emma and hoping like crazy that all goes well and that they get it all. Let's hope she's back to her old self in no time!

Sheree xx

Karen said...

I hope all goes well for Emma's sugery and recovery period.

Kelly said...

I hope it all goes well tomorrow Leanne. I'll be thinking of Emma xxxx

Lea said...

Hi Leanne,

I just wanted to check in and let you know I am thinking of you as deal with the challenges of the next few weeks. Especially thinking of Emma. It is so much for a little one to deal with but kids are strong and resiliant-and so are mummies:) Don't forget to take care of you as well.

Leaxo

artfuldelight said...

I found your blog from Julie and I wanted to stop over and let you know that I will be thinking of you and your beautiful Emma. I hope for a speedy recovery! Your family will be in my thoughts!!!