Quincy’s surgery.

It’s really a procedure. A small surgery because they have to put him completely out.

But it’s not too invasive. An exploratory type procedure.

They will go in with a scope and get exact measurements of his bladder.

The numbers will give us an indication of what his surgical options are for the future.

Likely some major decisions will be made in the next year or two for him.

This is just the first step of figuring exactly where we are at.

We are dreading it.

Not because it’s a horrible procedure.

But because it seems like we always get discouraging news when we see his Urology team.

It’s getting harder in a lot of ways as he gets older.

He’s more aware. It’s embarrassing. And painful at times. And just frustrating.

We have to offer explanations now.

And that is harder than I ever dreamed it would be.

“Why is my body this way? Why doesn’t it work? When will they fix it?”

Ugh. And ugh.

I say it every time we go.

But we return from each visit with a new profound longing for heaven.

And for wholeness.

We will be at the hospital at 8:30 am.

Should come home in the afternoon.

10 Responses to the plan.

  1. Sheila says:

    My heart hurts for the pain you feel and at the same time I am so grateful that Quincy has your loving arms to comfort him.

  2. cindy says:

    I’ll be praying for you all!

  3. Becky says:

    ugh.

    Praying for you.

  4. kerry dalbey says:

    Hoping the procedure offers some information to make the decisions easier and that the day goes as smoothly as possible for all of you.

  5. Judy says:

    Just reading that made me long for Heaven too.. I hate that Quincy has to go through this. What a sweet boy! Praying that he’ll have peace, that you’ll get postive answers and that everything goes smoothly tomorrow.

  6. Amy Clove says:

    I will be praying for good news!!!

  7. Jen says:

    Call me if you like. 6-1989 on the house phones at UIHC. I’m always good for a Java House trip to help pass the waiting time.

  8. Mary Kay says:

    Sending prayers your way as God holds Quincy in His hands and watches over him tomorrow.

  9. Big E says:

    Praying…

  10. Joce Wetzel says:

    Praying for all of you. I know this has to be a painful time for all of you as you await news as what the next step(s) will be.

    Love,
    Joce

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