happy happy friday:

May 14, 2010


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mother's day, 2010

hello there! i apologize i've been absent for so long.. i wanted to update you about my mom. it a happy post so don't worry :) she ended up having a radical hysterectomy because the cancer was spreading so quickly. after the surgery, we thought it may have spread deeper based on what the doctors said - placing her at a possible stage 2 or 3. last friday we got the test results back and found out that the cancer did not spread beyond her uterus and was for the most part contained! i sat there in the doctor's office totally dazed and in disbelief as he told us she was okay. she is stage 1a-b (i guess they use letters now in the stages of cancer) and that is the best we could have hoped for!

our Lord delights in healing, and is ever so capable of miracles. He is a compassionate and loving God, He kept the cancer from spreading and healed my dear mom! our hearts rejoiced and we are so grateful. we celebrated a lovely mother's day: i gave her a bunch of yellow things ;) and we took her to her favorite restaurant.

i just want to thank this community of friends and bloggers: for all the messages, the emails, the comments, the willingness to step in and do a guest post for my blog (shout out to rose who made my mom a sweet get well card and grace who stopped by with a bunny!) there was such an amazing amount of support which really kept me encouraged throughout the crazy 2 weeks from when we found out, to the surgery, to getting the test results. your positivity kept me positive and gave me hope for my mom. i wish i could give all of you a great big hug. it is amazing how close i feel to this blog community without having even met you. so from the bottom most deepest part of my heart: thank you dear friends.

see you next week :)

99 hello's:

  1. that is such amazing news....so happy for you and your family...

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  2. I am so relieved for you and your family! Prayers and thoughts from Saratoga Springs Utah....

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  3. oh danni, such wonderful news! praise the Lord!

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  4. Congratulations, danni, and best wishes for you and your mum!

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  5. that is such great news danni!! all the best to your mom during her recovery stage. have a wonderful weekend!! =)

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  6. Praise God for His love and care! I am so happy to hear the good news
    May God bless your family in the days ahead as your mom continues to heal.
    Greta

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  7. Such great news, Dani! I am so happy for you and your family!

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  8. Praise God! I'm so happy to hear the good news. He is mighty to save.

    Gabreial

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  9. and now I'm crying again after reading a post of yours, but this time it's happy tears!! :) I am SO SO happy to hear this wonderful news about your mom. I never got around to e-mailing you like I wanted (these last two weeks have been insanely busy), but I thought of her and you every day and prayed many a prayer. God is SO good, so faithful. Praise Him for His healing!!!

    what a beautiful and joyful picture. :)

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  10. I am so happy for your family. Prayer is such a powerful tool! God bless!

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  11. So happy to hear about your mom!

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  12. What a perfect post, I am so happy for your family and your mom!!! It shows that God really is listening to our prayers!

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  13. I am so happy to hear your wonderful news. Blessings to you and and Mom and to your family.

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  14. I'm glad to hear your mom's cancer didn't spread! That's wonderful news!!

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  15. that is wonderful news! i'm so happy to hear that, and that is a fantastic photo! =)

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  16. Shout it from the roof tops He is A MIGHTY GOD through the bad and the wonderfully good.
    So happy to hear your news about your mom.
    I know what the rollercoaster feels like. My father is in remission now from two different kinds of cancers.
    No matter what the outcomes are the most comfort is God is always there for his children.
    1 peter 5:7

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  17. I have been thinking about your Mom! I am SO happy to hear the good news! How very exciting. It's never a bad time to be reminded to not take life for granted and to appreciate your family and friends to the fullest.

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  18. I have been thinking about your Mom! I am SO happy to hear the good news! How very exciting. It's never a bad time to be reminded to not take life for granted and to appreciate your family and friends to the fullest.

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  19. Great news indeed! Happy Happy Happy!

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  20. I'm so happy for you all! That's great news :)

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  21. Danni, I'm so happy to hear your mom is ok! Thanks, God! Have a beautiful weekend!

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  22. phew - that was close! she looks great and so do all of you. enjoy your weekend!

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  23. That is wonderful news, a speedy recovery to your Mum x

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  24. That is such good news. Wishing you and your family the best. Here's to moms!

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  25. :] your fam is so cute & i'm totally rejoicing with you guys!!!

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  26. danni, I'm so glad to hear the good news! I hope you have a wonderful weekend. :)

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  27. That is awesome. Praise God! He really is the bestest! Yay for your mum!

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  28. That's amazing news! Praise the Lord! Have a blessed weekend!

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  29. I've had a bit of a discouraging morning so far but your news has changed my outlook! I am SO VERY HAPPY for your mother and your family. This is wonderful news and it really brings a smile to my face. Hooray!

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  30. I'm so glad your mom's okay now! (:

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  31. Danni, such wonderful news!! Our GOD is truly an awesome GOD!!

    Blessings,
    ~Lynn

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  32. Praise God!!
    What a sweet miracle, danni!

    Praying that you enjoy this time with your mom & continue to rejoice in Christ!

    Blessings!

    aban

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  33. I cried when I read your post, I was so happy. Continue to pray for you and your family...:)

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  34. I am so glad to hear that she is doing well now! Congrats on such good news!

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  35. this is such happy news!!

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  36. YAHOOO!!! that is incredible news. thanks for sharing Danni!

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  37. we have been praying for your mom all week. so happy to hear the news! i hope you have a great weekend!

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  38. Fantastic! Wonderful news. Congratulations. Continued thoughts and prayers of healing for you all.

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  39. This is amazing news!! I am so happy for your mother and the rest of your family. I will keep you in my prayers for a healthy future as well. :)

    I know exactly what you mean about the blogging community. I have met some of the most amazing people since I started my blog a few months ago.

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  40. when i saw your photo pop up on my blog reader, and before even reading the post (i bypassed the title) i had a feeling this was gonna be a great post..and indeed it was! i'm so happy for you about the positive news and best of luck with everything.

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  41. I was just working up a big whine about some silly thing that happened this morning and then I read the news about your mom. It was such a happy reality check, and it reminded me to keep my eyes on what's truly important in life. I'm so relieved to hear the good news! I'll be thinking positive thoughts for a smooth recovery and a cancer-free future!

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  42. What wonderful news!!i'm so happy for you and your family!!Definitely will continue to keep you guys in my thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery!:)

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  43. That's amazing news! Have a great weekend with you family and ENJOY!

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  44. May God grant her many more blessed years in health and happiness.

    What wonderful news, Danni! Thank you for praising God so publicly.

    Hugs, Susan

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  45. Oh, Danni. What a scary time that must've been but I am so happy to hear the positive results. Your mom sounds amazingly brave and she is lucky to have such a wonderful daughter.

    Stay strong and keep smiling! I am sending good thoughts from afar.

    XOXO

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  46. Oh wow, Danni - I'm so glad to hear that!!
    My heart is still with you & your mom and wishing her all the best recovery!!

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  47. What fabulous news on a Friday Danni! Praise God - with Him all things are possible! We'll continue to pray for health and more excellent news. Blessings to you all this weekend - catherine s. and family :)

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  48. Your post brought tears to my eyes. I'm so glad that your mom is doing well and that the test results were better than you imagined. Your photo is priceless. I can only imagine how thankful you are... God is wonderfully amazing! Have a wonderful weekend...

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  49. I am so glad to have found your blog recently, and that your mother's condition is in the Lord's hand! It is so refreshing to read that you are trusting in Him for the situation. There are too few who write about their faith and trust in the Lord on their blogs! Continuing to pray for your mother!
    -Kate

    http://tarheellassie.blogspot.com/

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  50. oh, that's just wonderful news! i'm really glad u and ur family passed that in a happy ending. best wishes and hope ur mom just feels better and better! :)

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  51. Oh Danni, this is the day the LORD has made and we will rejoice in it!!!

    Praise Him for healing your mother.

    He is Yahweh, Elohim, and the Almighty.

    He is El Roi, the God who sees us.

    What a joyous time for you and your family.

    :)

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  52. oh, that's such great news! i'm really happy for you and your mom ♥

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  53. Happy to hear your mom is doing well =) Sending best wishes...

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  54. hey danni,

    glad to hear your mother's doing better! i'll keep her in my prayers.

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  55. Hi I just found your blog. Glad to be here.
    I'm grabbing your button ;)

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  56. So happy for you and your family. What a fantastic photo!!

    Much love,
    Diana

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  57. So happy for your and you family, and your good news!!! I love that picture, it's adorable!

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  58. Danni,
    I am so happy for you and your mom.. what great news! You both look beautiful together for Mother's Day! I just lost a cousin to stage 4 colon cancer two weeks ago, so I know how heartbreaking the surgeries, chemo, and treatments can be. It's so nice to hear about people who can overcome such a terrible disease.

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  59. I am so happy to hear that your mother had some good news. What a beautiful family you have.

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  60. Oh Danni, I have tears in my eyes. This is such amazing news. I'm truly thrilled to hear of your mother's good news. You are SO right...our God is SO good!

    xo,
    Lindsey

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  61. Ps 116. Praise God for his faithfulness. We pray and he bends his ear to hear us.

    So glad for your family and the good news!!

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  62. Praise God. I'm very happy to hear this.

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  63. Soooo happy for you and your family.

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  64. oooh so glad to read this.
    i was already hoping for a post like this and there it is! Thank GOD! <3

    danni, remember you get what you deserve, that's why all of your readers are so sweet to you.

    Mila
    x.

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  65. I'm delighted to hear such a positive outcome and you all look positively glowing in the photo. I"m sure you had the best mother's day ever!!

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  66. I'm so happy for your beautiful mom and for the news!
    All my prayers are for your mom and for your family.

    You are such a fantastic girl, full of talent, grace and ability1
    I adore your blog really

    Have a great weekend!

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  67. Praise God, what wonderful and encouraging news to hear that you had a happy Mother's Day!

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  68. So happy to hear this good news! Enjoy your weekend!

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  69. This is such wonderful news, I'm so happy to hear it! Glad your family enjoyed a nice mother's day.

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  70. Praise God! What awesome news!!!!

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  71. i'm so happy to hear the news! praise the Lord!

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  72. Danni, that is such great about your Mum! isnt this blogging community wonderful??!!
    x Liss

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  73. glad your mom is ok :D that's awesome news.

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  74. Praise God! You're still in my prayers!

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  76. Danni! I haven't stopped crying from your first post, through the wonderful guest posts, and now your beautiful happy news!! It makes my heart happy! :)

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  77. I am SO happy to hear that it's good news! You guys had a lot of people praying for you!!! Congratulations, and best to your mother!

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  78. I am so glad to hear the news about your mom!! :)

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  79. What a relief, I know how hard it is to have a parent with cancer. I hope the worst of everything is over for your mother and she returns to her normal good health ASAP. She is lucky to have such a supportive, loving family.

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  80. Oh Danni! I am so thrilled to hear it. I was just thinking of you and had to stop by before going to bed. The picture is adorable and I am so thrilled you and your mom and family got to celebrate mother's day like that. you are a complete inspiration in so many ways.

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  81. dear danni:

    i am so happy to hear that your mother is well now! i wish her nothing but good health and more happiness in the future.

    i am truly relived for you and your family. :)

    it's so inspirational to hear your story. it reminds me to be thankful for my family and to have good faith and appreciate everything i take for granted everyday.

    i hope you had a beautiful relaxing weekend. ♥

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  82. that is such awesome news! we serve an awesome God x

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  83. How wonderful to hear this good news!
    So happy for your mom and family!
    Lovely picture :)

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  84. I just read this post and I wanted to say that this is such fantastic news Danni and I am so glad to hear it!

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  85. SUCH wonderful news. God is good.
    Thanks for sharing Danni!

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  86. fantastic news! i'm so happy for your family!! i must say, i was a silent admirer of your blog until the heart wrenching first post about your mom's condition and here, with this great news and my second comment on your blog, i have to say that it's wonderful to 'hear' your voice here again.

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  87. Oh Danny, those are GREAT news! I am so glad your mom is going to be alright, and the scare was just that- a scare! Glad to be one of those many who got to cheer up your day :)

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  88. So good to hear. NIce to have you back!

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  89. So lovely to hear your mum is well.

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  90. Praise God! That is incredible! I pray for continued blessings and miracles.

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  91. Danni,

    I'm so glad that your mom is doing better. Miracles do happen. Sending hugs your way. ♥

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  92. I am so happy for you and your wonderful mother - clearly you have some wonderful people surrounding you & it shows through all that positivity that your mother came out so much on top after her surgery. I will still keep your family in my thoughts, but so glad to hear she is on the up and up!

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  93. wow... i've been gone so long! i've missed all this!

    i'm glad everything is swell and i wanted to say that you and your mother are absolutely beautiful in this picture! :D

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  94. Such wonderful news, Praise GOD!

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  95. What wonderful, wonderful news! i am so happy for you sweet Danni and for your mom!
    xo
    Melis

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  96. My brother had cancer too but he's completely healed now I think. I'm happy to hear you're a Christian just like me. It makes me love you more!

    I wish your mother well!

    Lex

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Friends, Thank you so much for reading + supporting my blog, and for taking the time to leave me a comment. Your comment support truly means so much to me. Have a lovely day! xo, danni