Paula’s Story
Welcome friends. Thank you for visiting this site to support Paula, Bob and their family. As they prepare to fight Paula's ovarian cancer we can support them most importantly through our prayers.  Paula has chosen Philippians 4: 4-7 as her mantra during this journey. It is her hope that as we pray for her each day we will join together in reciting these words and find peace in their meaning. "Rejoice in the Lord always, I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, 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 Jesus Christ." (NIV)  

It is with great love and respect that I will be sharing Paula's news here, on Caring Bridge. Paula is blessed with so many family and friends so we thought this would be the easiest way to share information, taking the burden off of them.  Please feel free to write comments on this site which will be shared with Paula and Bob.

Thank you for your love and support of our dear friend at this very difficult time. 
Sarah Tellefson

Newest Update

Journal entry by Paula Fuessle

I am an avid walker but have not been able to walk for a while now. Between frigid weather, ice, fatigue, and other issues, walking did not appeal to me. Today Bob and I had the idea simultaneously. The sun was shining and it was not that cold (33 deg F with a light wind). I have not been out of the house since my release from the hospital on February 11 and that wasn't really much of an outing. When the sun hit my face and I breathed in the fresh air, it was pure joy! I walked for almost 30 minutes. I had my phone with me (dead battery but at least I was thinking a little bit) just in case of emergency but I felt secure that I could do it. That was the best part of the day, or maybe the month.

In the last entry I gave out my home address per request. I want to emphasize that I do not expect any packages to be sent. Also, I am not going to be able to send written thank you notes to all of you. I tried to keep this up in the beginning ,as it was the way I was raised, but I simply can't keep it up now. I do write down all the gifts in my pretty little book. Know that I am thanking you in my heart. On a "good day" like today, I have about 4 hours of possible productive and enjoyable time. I want to spend that time doing things that bring joy. Also, I like to do what I can around the house to help out and am supposed to stay as active as I can. I hope you understand and know that I am grateful for everything.

My sweet husband tells me the supper is ready and I am going to eat! I hope you all have a wonderful evening and rest of week.

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again, "Rejoice!" Phillipians 4:4 NIV

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