Happy Saturday all !!!
For those of you who don’t follow me on instagram or Facebook, I am booked in to have a Hysterectomy this coming Friday 7th June. This surgery has been on the cards for quite some time, and I’ve done everything I can to avoid having it, but alas, here we are, with all other avenues exhausted.
I’ve been doing all I can to prepare myself for this procedure… continuing my healthy lifestyle, adding a few ‘specific to surgery prep’ supplements, staying in a good place mentally, as well as doing all practical things needed to have the best recovery time I possibly can.
I’ll actually be heading into the kitchen as soon as I’ve finished this blog entry to get some meals prepared and in the freezer for ease of use post surgery. (I’m sure there’ll be some takeaway by the fam happen as well.. ha ha)
I’m also leaning heavily on scripture passages like Isaiah 41:10 So do not fear, for I am with you; Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you wand help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
It’s easy to let fear and anxiety take hold, especially when you know you react badly to the drugs used.. and you know just how darn awful you do feel immediately post surgery. However, I feel more prepared this time around, both with prep in the natural (healthy lifestyle, additional supplements etc etc) and prep in the supernatural. I’ve got a fantastic team of prayer buddies who will cover me over the surgery and recovery time, and I feel really blessed to have this.
Some more scriptures that are going to be very helpful over the time are :
Isaiah 40:29 He gives strength to the wear and increases the power of the weak.
Jeremiah 30:17a “But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds.” declares the Lord “
1 Peter 5:7 Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.
Philippians 4:6-7 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
Deauteronomy 31:8 The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; He will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.
Psalm 23:3-4 He renews my strength. He guides me along right paths, bringing honor to his name. Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.
As usual, I could go on & on with my scripture lists, as God’s work is literally FULL of encouragement to us in all life situations, but these ones above are particularly good to ‘keep in the scripture bank’ coming up to this surgery.
I have my pre-op appointment on Monday morning.. at the joyful time of 8am… It has gotten pretty darn cold in Brisbane this past week, and getting out of bed is not fun anymore. However, I’m very aware, that these temperatures are nothing compared to other parts of QLD. -3.4ᵒ near Warwick, an incredible -11ᵒ recorded near Stanthorpe, usually close to freezing in Kingaroy… so our lows of 6degrees aren’t too bad.
OK… I’ll do my best to blog again after my pre-op appointment, but if not… see you ‘wombless’ on the flipside 😂
Blessings peeps !!