June 8, 2011

New Blog Button & Specific Prayer Request

Cat has such a sweet soul and designed a beautiful "Pray for Kate" blog button - it's on the right sidebar!

Feel free to grab the code, post it on your blog, and help spread the word that Kate needs all the thoughts and prayers she can get right now.

I want to thank all of you for the support you have shown my family over the past 3 days.  I am amazed by the comments, emails, tweet, FB messages, etc that I have received. 

I am working on a post that answers several questions we have been asked - it should be up tomorrow or Friday.  My sister is also working with a donor organization and is planning a huge bone marrow drive in Central Florida (where my family current lives) in the next few weeks.  I will provide details as we have them.

For now, I have a specific prayer request. 

Please pray for Alex, Kate, and I tomorrow.  We are heading to the transplant center for our "typing" at 11am central time.  I am not nervous about the blood draw at all.  However, I am sick to my stomach about walking into the unit.

You only enter the bone marrow transplant unit because you NEED to be there. 

We officially qualify.

My child is a transplant patient.

How did we get to this point?  How is this my life?

We will do it - I will hide my fears and walk through those double doors and face our reality.  But, I am going to need strength that can only come from prayer to make it. 

I will tell myself that Kate will fight this, and will be a winner. 

I will believe it because she is going to beat this.  She will live a long, beautiful life.

But, I will still be filled with fear for Kate's journey.

On a lighter note - here is some Kate cuteness from Sunday - before our world was turn upside down.

23 comments:

kim said...

Added the button!

I will be praying for you all tomorrow, as I have been every day. I am just a text, email or phone call away if you need anything!

Beach Bum & Baby said...

I'm adding the button now! I'm so sorry you are going through this. Sending you all love and prayers.

xoxo

Beach Bum & Baby said...

I'm adding the button now! I'm so sorry you are going through this. Sending you all love and prayers.

xoxo

the workaholic momma said...

I just added your button - I am praying for strength for you guys tomorrow and as you journey down this path. Please let me know if we can do anything at all to help!

Legally Fabulous said...

Heading here from BeachBumandBaby... I am so so sorry you and your beautiful girl have to go through this. I will definitely be sending prayers from Chicago tonight and tomorrow that things go well.

Barb said...

Kate's cuteness always brings a smile to my face.
Good luck tomorrow. It definitely sounds like it will be a difficult day; praying for your strength. You're family's been in my thoughts and prayers.

Syl said...

You are in our thoughts! Kate WILL get through this and will have a wonderful story about her journey to tell her children and grandchildren someday.

Mrs. EDO said...

Praying for y'all today! Good luck and I know Kate will pull through all this with flying colors. Please let us know if we can do anything at all to help you!

Clay said...

Hey, if its alright with you and Alex, I know the administrator of the bone marrow unit in Lafayette and I would like to setup a bone marrow drive for Kate here as well. Let me know if yall would like to di that. My email address is cbrown017371@gmail.com

Emily said...

Thinking about you all and praying for you this morning. Let me know if there is anything I can do to help. I know Alex has family around Jackson- if they organize a drive or need help, let me know and I will be there.

Amanda said...

Your fmily is in my thoughts and prayers. I told my Dad about this and you guys are officially on his church prayer list.

Britt said...

You know I'll be adding the button! I've been thinking about your family all week. Is Kate feeling ok right now? I know last week she was pretty sick, just worried about baby girl. And let all of us know if there is anymore we can do for you!

tons of hugs to you and Kate!

Kelli said...

Thinking of you...

J.Mo said...

I live in central Florida, and I will definitely do whatever I can to help!

Nicole said...

I just grabbed the button - please let us know anything else we can do to help. Lots of love and prayers your way.

Ashley Tremaine said...

Kate is just the cutest little girl ever!! I am so sorry for this difficult journey that you must endure. I will be praying for you often. I have added her button to my blog!!!

Holly said...

I have been praying for you and hope that she makes a full recovery.

Shannon said...

I'm adding the button to my blog and adding your family to our prayers. Faith is amazing will keep you all strong during this journey.

MissPriss2U said...

I don't currently have a blog but it's my day off and I think I'm going to create one just for sweet little kate!!! I am saying an extra prayer for you, Kate and Alex as you go to the transplant unit today. Lindsey, I know you are strong and Kate needs you to be strong for her! You'll get through this... Just remember that you have tons of friends, family and supporters who are there for you and willing to help! I'm going to email my mom today to have Kate added to the prayer chain at my home church! :) love you lots!!

Kara5109 said...

My prayers are with you and your family. I am SO very sorry you all are going through this. I will be adding the button as soon as I get on a computer. ILY!

Katy said...

Thinking of you and your family constantly. Kate will get through this. She's a little fighter!

Margarita said...

Following a link on TB. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family during this time <3

Kristin said...

My prayers are with you all. I have been praying for Kate ever since I read about her CAMT. I have been spreading the word too so as many people as possible can lift her up. <3

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