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Saturday, 8 December 2012

An Update On My Son

Hello dear bloggerettes~ I hope you're all enjoying your weekend.

Many of you had asked me for an update on my son Jeff and for those of you who did not know, this past Thursday morning he underwent a four hour surgery on his left ear. He has a condition called Cholesteatoma which was brought on by a very bad ear infection about fifteen years ago. Since then he has been having terrible ear infections and has lost most of the hearing in that ear.

The operation was hopefully going to restore his hearing in that ear, or some of it, as well as remove a tumor in there. When the surgeon went in he discovered that the tumor had done more damage than first suspected, so some restoration had to be done.

My son is home now and recuping. He is still in a lot of pain but at least he is better than he was. He will not know for a week whether he has hearing in that ear or not.
The poor boy has been through a lot the past few days and I thank you so much for your prayers on his behalf. I know it has made all the difference for him and for his family, including his mom. 

Sharing from my heart~ Sandi


  1. Hi Sandi, Thankful to hear your son is home and recuperating! Lifting him up in prayer right now.
    Have a restful weekend.

  2. Sandi I am keeping him in my prayers.Sorry to hear he is in so much pain.

  3. Dearest Sandi, so happy to read that Jeff is home. May he recover quickly and regain hearing in his ear. Keeping him in thought and prayer. Hugs and blessings, C. (HHL)

  4. Oh dear me, I do hope he does regain some or all of his hearing again. Sending prayers his way.


  5. I'm glad to hear He's home safe and sound out of the hospital.I will pray for his recovery.It's done!

  6. I'm still glad you gave us an update...
    I told my husband about him as well so we are both praying for him.
    Blessings and hugs,

  7. Dear Sandi, Thinking of you and your son. Love, Denise xx

  8. Sandi:
    I did not know about your son and will take a moment right now to say a prayer for his recovery and complete hearing restoration!

  9. Thank you for the update. He's been in my prayers [you too!].
    May recovery be swift and complete.
    ~ Phyllis

  10. So sorry your son has had to deal with this. I can't imagine losing my hearing. Sure hope the surgery is a success and that he recovers quickly.

  11. What a difficult thing to deal with. Your son is still in my prayers as are you :)

    Hugs to you, my friend!

  12. Hi Sandi, my prayers are with your son, so sorry to hear about this and the pain he is in, I will pray he recovers fast...


  13. Hi Sandi,
    I know firsthand how difficult it is to see your son go through such a hard time. I pray for his speedy recovery and healing.


  14. I'm happy to hear the surgery is over for him and will pray that he heals well.

  15. I pray that your son's hearing wll be restored and that he has a speedy recovery.

  16. Saying a prayer for your son, and you too. Hugs.

  17. So Pleased Sandi,it's almost over. It can only get better from now on,I'm sure. Wishing him and you all the very best. xx

  18. So sorry about your son, Sandi. I hope his hearing comes back and I hope he recovers pretty fast and pain goes away....Christine

  19. Sandi: I am so happy to hear that your son is over the surgery and back home. Now you can relax a little bit and enjoy your weekend. I'm hoping for complete recovery but at least he is safely through it..Happy Sunday..Judy

  20. Sandi I'm sending love and healing your way. I'm so glad your son is home, now our prayers need to be specific about full hearing.

  21. Dear Sandi,
    My thoughts, love and hope are with you and your son, but also with the 30-year-old daughter of two dear friends of mine who is facing breast cancer and has just been operated.
    Unfortunately, these serious health problems are affecting the younger generation, which is a shock for us, but fortunately science and medicine are answering these challenges, more and more, so I'm sure your son is on the way to full recovery.
    Enjoy your weekend with your son and family.
    Hugs and all the best for you all.

  22. It is amazing what surgeons can do these days. Hopefully your son will be able to hear again and be free from ear infections again. Valerie

  23. Hello Sandi
    Thank you for the update, I had been thinking of you and your son. Hopefully with today's technology his hearing has been restored. We never stop worrying about our children, do we?

  24. Dear Sandi,
    thank you for the update. I wish you so much that everything will become better and he will recover soon.
    Hugs, Johanna

  25. Glad to see an update. Still praying for a positive outcome.

  26. Much love and hugs! Prayers for a speedy recovery.

  27. Thanks for the update Sandi, will continue to pray for Jeff.

  28. Hi Sandi, I am keeping your son in my prayers. A big hug from Italy. Alessandra

  29. I'll continue to keep him in prayer Sandi. Blessings to you. Pamela


I am delighted to have you visit me and I read every comment. Please forgive me for not being able to visit you all as there are so many of you lovely bloggy friends now. I will visit as much as possible. I wish you a day filled with JOY! ~ Sandi

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