God Has Different Plans :)

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I haven’t been on my blog for a couple of months due to being in the hospital and I’m having some pretty major medical things going on. So, I just wanted to do a small update.

My last blog I shared about my experience with Gillian Barre Syndrome. I have the CIDP form of it. I was in the hospital for about a month because I had an infection in my blood. It is called Sepsis and I had Bacteriaemia. I don’t remember anything that happened for most of my time in ICU and the hospital. I only remember the last few days in the hospital and I think about 3 weeks in the car/rehab center.

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But, what I do know is that I have had some wonderful friends and family members that encased me in prayer and support. My pastor, family and friends came to visit me everyday.

KLoveWhile I don’t remember anything that happened and what led up to my hospital stay, I do know from the nurses and care givers that my family and friends made sure that I had my radio playing at all times. I listen to K Love which that is a Christian radio station. My husband and daughters made sure that they had the radio going at all times.

jesus-doctor-healingFrom what my pastor said he was saying that they almost let me go home to the Lord. I don’t know if that’s the exact words. But, they turned the radio off and my family was where they didn’t think I would make it. While the Dr’s were working on me and people were praying, they noticed that my radio wasn’t on. They turned it on and it must have done something. It was like it was at that moment that something happened. That something isn’t a thing, I have heard from some of the people who when the music was playing, I was alive again.

I want to thank all of those who lifted me up in your prayers. I would like to thank my family and friends who didn’t give up. I don’t know who was all there to pray for me, but from my understanding, there was a lot of people. One of my friends had her bishops come and pray for me. Then a friend from church gave me a bracelet. It simply says “Jesus is Enough, Mark 16:15”. Thank you Rhonda. When I was having a hard day and not knowing what was happening, I could read that and what an awesome reminder.

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Mark 16:15- He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation. 16 Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned. 17 And these signs will accompany those who believe: In my name they will drive out demons; they will speak in new tongues; 18 they will pick up snakes with their hands; and when they drink deadly poison, it will not hurt them at all; they will place their hands on sick people, and they will get well.”

Thank you Pastor Ray for being there for me and all of the prayers. My daughters Jessica and Beckiah came to visit me and they made sure things were getting done. On one of the nights where I was having an emergency and I needed to have intervention because of blood clots, my grand-daughter Jocelyn who is just 2 left her little unicorn in my room. I found so much comfort in that. Then my daughter Beckiah was a life saver. I was so hungry and they needed to do tests. Beckiah made sure to be there while they did swallow tests and she made sure I had food. There is a huge list of people who came to visit and pray.

God uses many things to restore our faith, hope and life.  I have had some people say that it was the Dr’s that saved me. I think they were an important part, but God is the one to be thanked and my life being saved is an act of God. God provided the help that was needed to save my life and for anyone’s life. Because of the prayers by others while having the faith, God is the one in control of all things.

If it wasn’t for God putting everything in order, I wouldn’t be here. My family and friends knows that my faith in God is the most important thing in my life.

I do want to share a major blessing. My sisters Bren and Joyce and my dad came to visit me. I never thought I would see my dad up here since it is a long trip. God made it all possible. For me, that was such a big blessing.

We shouldn’t ever put limits on God. God uses Dr’s, medications, family and friends when we need them the most. I still have a long road ahead of me, but I know that God has bigger and better plans.

4 thoughts on “God Has Different Plans :)

  1. Sandie, I am happy to hear of your recovery. Though I was unaware of your struggles, I do pray for all who are under bodily affliction, and I know how much you have suffered over the years. May our gracious LORD continue to be your strength and shield and increase your faith in Christ Jesus as He conforms you to His image. I wish you peace and health in Him always.

    Ralph Rohr J

  2. Hi Ralph,

    It’s nice to hear from you. This time in the hospital was thankfully something I don’t fully remember. I don’t even know how I got there or what happened. I do know I was hooked up to tubes and all kinds of crazy things. There was a point where I guess I was about to bip it and they just started to let me go. I think God has a way of protecting ourselves when things are traumatic. When they sent me to the rehab unit for a few weeks, I ended up back in the hospital and ended up with sepsis again. It was all crazy. They are trying to get me into a different rehab place. It was suppose to be Bella Terra but my insurance doesn’t work with them. So, I think it will be St. George Care Center. It should be this week. The Dr and my nurses said that they never should have released me and I’m dealing with another blood clot. But,. all in all, I’m not worried about it because I know we have a bigger God. I know that God has His plan and I’m just here for the ride lol.

    I hope you and Angie are doing well. I think of you guys all the time.

  3. Am so glad your are doing better. You scared me for awhile there. I hope they fix this now forever and you don’t have to go back. You continue to be in my prayers. I pray you stay out of the hospital now!

    1. Thank you for your calls and for praying for me Ramona. God has blessed me with the best people in my life. I talked to my Dr Friday, they are readmitting into a rehab center. I’m still having problems and it has been a bit dangerous with how things are with me right now.

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