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Good Thing My Wife is so Tough...

ParallelParallel Posts: 433
Nearly 25 years ago my wife (then my girlfriend of a few weeks) nearly died while undergoing emergency brain surgery following an exploratory surgery that found more than Doc had bargained for.

Last Friday she went in for outpatient surgery for a DNC/ablation & tubal ligation. Even though the surgery took far longer than the surgeon had anticipated, it was a success and within hours she was home.

We got a call today for her to go in a week and a half early for her followup appointment (never a good sign). The news wasn't good. She is going to need to undergo a full hysterectomy due to the fact that she has been diagnosed with uterine cancer. Mrs. parallel is a fighter and this is early stage so we're optimistic that she'll beat it. Even so, prayers are certainly welcome.

Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.


  • ChokeOnSmokeChokeOnSmoke Posts: 1,914

    Sorry to hear that, man, I wish your wife and you the best. Hang in there.
    Packerland, Wisconsin

  • MrCookingNurseMrCookingNurse Posts: 4,628
    Man so sorry to hear. Will be praying for y'all.


  • ScottborasjrScottborasjr Posts: 3,494
    Prayers and thoughts to you and your family, Mrs. scottborasjr. is looking at the same surgery but for much different reasons. Hopeful for a full recovery and many more fruitful years of your relationship. God, or Allah or whoever you pray to will look down on you in what will surely be a difficult time.
    I raise my kids, cook and golf.  When work gets in the way I'm pissed, I'm pissed off 48 weeks a year.
    Inbetween Iowa and Colorado, not close to anything remotely entertaining outside of football season. 
  • bud812bud812 Posts: 1,849
    The BIG Egg in the sky will watch over her & all will be fine. I will send my prayers too.

    Not to get technical, but according to chemistry alcohol is a solution...

    Large & Small BGE

    Stockton Ca.

  • caneggercanegger Posts: 540
    Sorry to hear. My prayers are with you
  • I'm so sorry to hear about your wife.  I prayed for you both and will keep doing so.  It's so important for both of you to have a positive attitude.  Fighting cancer is a team sport.  Please let us know how she is from time to time.  God bless you both! 
    Flint, Michigan
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 8,347
    You have it! Our support and prayers. So sorry to hear about this set back, and that is all it is a set back - you will pull through it. God speed. 
    Delta B.C. - Move over coffee, this is job for alcohol!
  • blueinatlblueinatl Posts: 94
    She sounds like an amazingly tough lady.  Thoughts and prayers coming your way.
    Peachtree Corners, GA. Large BGE
  • CANMAN1976CANMAN1976 Posts: 1,590
    Thoughts are with you my friend..stay positive.
    Hows ya gettin' on, me ol ****? 

    Kippens.Newfoundland and Labrador. (Canada).
  • MickeyMickey Posts: 18,738
    Only the very best to her and you.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 3 Large and a very well used Mini, added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 4,496
    So sorry, my thoughts and prayers are with you both.


    Large BGE 2006, Mini Max 2014, 36" Blackstone, Anova Sous Vide
    Green Man Group 
    Johns Creek, Georgia
  • FanOfFanboysFanOfFanboys Posts: 2,047
    I don't pray but I will be wishing the best and sending most positive vibes I can your way. I'm certainly guilty but so easy to take what we have for granted. Unfortunately often reminded bc of bad news. If your marriage is anything like mine your wife is way tougher than the husband. Please keep us posted and let us know what we can do to help.
  • RLeeperRLeeper Posts: 480
    I will send the prayers up for you and your family. Stay positive.
    Extra Large, Large, and Mini. Tucker, GA
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 11,122
    Prayers and positive thoughts sent! Wishing your wife and you the very best and much strength as you come through this.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • tech284tech284 Posts: 34
    Our prayers go out to your wife .
  • shtgunal3shtgunal3 Posts: 4,005
    Thoughts and prayers to you and yours



     LBGE,SBGE, and a Mini makes three......Sweet home Alabama........ Stay thirsty my friends .

  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 26,678
    Parallel, as you well know, Louisianais is tough people.  We tough as nails ina live oak.  I wish her well.
    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.  Love me or hate me, I am forum Marmite.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr, Akorn Jr, smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.  Registered republican.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

  • Just said a prayer for your wife. God bless
    Killen, AL (The Shoals)
    XL, Small, Minimax, and Mini BGEs
  • ccpoulin1ccpoulin1 Posts: 390
    Be there for her every step of the way!  My prayers are with you both.

    "You are who you are when nobody is looking"

  • JscottJscott Posts: 174
    Yes, indeed. Heavy prayers coming your way!
  • SmokinDAWG82SmokinDAWG82 Posts: 1,704
    Sorry brother, my prayers go out to you and Mrs Parallel
    Go Dawgs! - Marietta, GA
  • GrannyX4GrannyX4 Posts: 1,479
    May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, may God hold you in the palm of His hand.
    Every day is a bonus day and every meal is a banquet in Winter Springs, Fl !
  • So sorry for the news.  My family will pray for your family.  Stay positive and let us know if you ever need any help.

    Damascus, VA.  Friendliest town on the Appalachian Trail.

    LBGE Aug 2012, SBGE Feb 2014

  • Prayers for you both!
    I'm Kristi ~ Live in FL ~ BGE since 2003.
    I write about food & travel on Necessary Indulgences.  
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  • TonyATonyA Posts: 582
    You'll be in our prayers here.
  • ParallelParallel Posts: 433
    edited March 2013
    Thank you all so much for the prayers and well wishes.

    The good news is that she already has an appointment to see the gynecologic oncologist. I'm home today to take her to her appointment.

    Every time my elbow bends my mouth flies open.
  • Charlie tunaCharlie tuna Posts: 2,191
    Prayers your way Parallel for the Mrs.....
  • johnkitchensjohnkitchens Posts: 5,079
    Thoughts, well wishes, and prayers are coming your way.

    Louisville, GA - 2 Large BGE's
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,394
    Hope everything works out, tough situation for you I am sure to see your wife go through. Hang in there!
    Seattle, WA
  • dlk7dlk7 Posts: 1,053
    Good luck and positive thoughts. 

    Two XL BGEs - So Happy!!!!

    Waunakee, WI

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