come walk with us…

Just wanted to give a brief update to you all. The doctors wanted to repeat all of the original tests; MRI, blood tests, and ERCP, which are the ones that got this process started. They did that between Oct 18-23. Since then, we’ve been waiting for the results. The results of the MRI and blood tests were normal. We are soooooo happy about that and praising God. Now we are just waiting to hear about the lab results from the ERCP. We should hear any day now and are anxiously waiting so we can make our plans. If the results are good, I (Gwen) will probably need to see one more doctor about the liver disease and maybe get some medicine. If the results aren’t good, the doctors here will probably want to do more testing. I am feeling well and am soooooo very thankful for that!!!!!!

We were really hoping to be back in the US by Thanksgiving and Jiana’s birthday, but that hope is slowly turning into disappointment. Please keep us in prayer as it is getting harder emotionally. Especially for Jiana, who has been planning all year to celebrate her 12th birthday in the States.

Other than that, we are doing well. Jensina and Jiana are making good progress in school. I am feeling well and taking this time to catch up on making scrapbooks for Jensina and Jiana (I am woefully behind :() as well as meeting with people and continuing to make efforts to improve in Swedish. Tony is working on his Swedish drivers license (it’s quite hard and demanding), some ministry opportunities, and improving his Swedish also. So we are working on things that will help us settle in better when we return to Sweden.

Last week was the annual light festival here in Luleå. Here are some of the sights we enjoyed!! (Sorry for the shaky pictures. It was COLD and so hard to hold the camera still!!!) Below the slideshow is a video of the main attraction at the Ljusfest.  Hope you enjoy it all!! Gwen 🙂

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Advertisements

Comments on: "We’re still waiting!" (4)

  1. reubenwmentee2@aim.com said:

    Hi Sister Gwen, Now that I can read the Martins Blog, I don,t have to have separate emails communication which never brought information in real time. Thank God to hear improvements inyour health situation,epecially those test results.In God,s Name we will continue to pray that the Lord remove all illness that may hinder His Work that you went to do. Hope to see you all soon. Reuben/Selena

  2. Barb Wilson said:

    Thanks for the update Gwen!
    We are definitely praying… 🙂 Got Tony’s
    message on FB too, thanks. Will
    get this update to the seniors. Love to ALL!

  3. Ted and Judy Betker said:

    Glad you are doing better and am sure Jiana will have her birthday celebrated with her family and it will be great. Love your pictures – the neon trees were especially pretty.

  4. kenandlorraine@verizon.net said:

      I have been thinking of and praying for you.   I

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: