Friday, September 16, 2011

The Body

For the few of you who read this blog, you know of my recent pending/possible diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. It has been a crazy 2 weeks for us, but this post is really not about that. Chad and I have been absolutely floored. But it's not the news of the diagnosis that has blown us away. The doctor's appointments, and tests have been a scheduling nuisance but nothing earth-shattering. The spinal headaches that followed the spinal tap have hung around for a week have absolutely kicked my rear end, but they haven't rocked us. The thing that has been the most unbelievable, amazing, heartwarming, and unexpected thing to us has been the people around us. From emails to texts to letters in the mail. From dinners on the doorstep to prayers for our family. From taking the kids for an hour to setting up doctor's appointments for me. It is amazing the importance of not only the community but also of the Church Body. We have seen first-hand the love of Christ exemplified through people both near to us and across the country. It is truly a comforting and refreshing thing. Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts.