|droplet precaution - not a good look on me but it's ok|
Right now we are in the ER. I called the ambulance, so thankful that the Hubs and I didn't have a fight over this. He trusted me.
So as my middle OS winced in pain and we awaited a doctor to prescribe stronger meds or do something, I prayed. Scripture verses came to me and I couldn't tell you where to find them in the Bible but they are there. Sometimes Aaron would fill in the pauses. When I goofed up a verse, he corrected me. We both kinda laughed.
As hours passed, as they are apt to do in an Emergency Room, we rubbed Aaron's head, covered his eyes and assured him it was going to be ok.
Friends from church came by and prayed in the waiting room. Facebook messages flooded my phone. In this time of feeling so powerless, I noticed that Aaron, true to his nature, seemed to calm down a bit when I claimed who the Lord is in alphabetical order...
B...Bright Morning Star
I...(ok, I forgot an "I" attribute at the time but nonetheless He is Immanuel)
Then the pain meds arrived. He is sleeping. How could he not? Dilaudid, Toradol, Ativan pumped into his IV. We are resting not only because Aaron is not in agony but because of whom we are trusting. No one should do this without Jesus. Not a 16 year old child. Not a 40 something :) mama or daddy. Not a 14 year old brother or a 20 year brother/Soldier. It's just too hard to do this alone and although it is far from easy right now, I'm choosing to give this burden to the One who can carry it.
Perhaps the reason I had such an epic birthday was because God knew I was going to need the boost for this week.
Thanks for checking in, caring and praying...
Cindy, thank you for the updates. You have been on my heart and mind and prayers ever since this started, because even though I have never met you we are Xian sisters, and WP Mom sisters, and mothers of sons.
I'm glad you are able to take your boy home; I am praying that God will bless him with healing and freedom from this pain he has had for so long now, and I am praying that God will bless you with peace and comfort. <3
Cindy, my prayers continue to lift for Aaron and ALL of you. Words I do not have for you, but concern and prayer I do.
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