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Miss Ellen Kratzer
Oct 4, 2017 Latest post:
Jun 15, 2018
I want to start my story with the words of this song. My brother-in-law, Nelson, chose this song in church one Sunday. It ministered to my heart and continues to minister to me. It speaks my heart. All the way my Savior leads me. What have I to ask beside? Can I doubt his tender Mercy? Who through life has been my guide? Heavenly peace, devinest Comfort, There by faith in him to dwell, For I know what're befall me. Jesus doeth all things well. All the way my Savior leads me. Cheers each winding path I tread. Gives me Grace for every trial. Feeds me with the living bread. Though my weary steps would falter And my soul athirst would be. Gushing from The Rock before me Lo a spring of Joy I see. All the way my Savior leads me . Oh the fullness of his love Perfect rest to me is Promised In my father's house above. When my spirit clothing mortal Wings it's flight to realms of day: This my song through endless ages; Jesus led me all the way.
The story begins. I wrote in detail " the beginning" and lost it all. Why? I don't know. So I am going to tell my story very briefly...and maybe later when I know what I' m doing. Give more detail.
I first realized something was not right when I began having difficulty inserting my catheter...and then had burning...and constant pressure, like I needed to go to the bathroom even after I managed to catheterize myself. And even though I was taking medication nothing stopped the symptoms. So I went to see a specialist, Dr. Vanessa Elliot. She found a tumor...and it was cancerous. She in turn referred me to a surgeon who recommended chemo before doing surgery. My first chemo treatment is scheduled for Wednesday, October 4. It will take 7 hours. So that pretty well takes up the whole day. That is in a nut shell.