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Offline ytterbiumanalyst

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For my daughter
« on: February 20, 2009, 11:34:38 AM »
Last night we had to take my daughter to the emergency room with an ear infection and a fever of 105°F (40.5°Celsius). The doctor gave us some good medicine, and her fever has been reduced to 101°F (38.3°C), but she's still not feeling well. Scary night for our family.
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2009, 11:40:26 AM »
Lord have mercy on Your little Handmaiden.
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2009, 12:32:19 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2009, 12:44:06 PM »
O holy Father, heavenly Physician of our souls and bodies, who hast sent thine Only-begotten Son our Lord Jesus Christ to heal all our ailments and deliver us from death: do thou visit and heal they little handmaiden, granting her release from pain and restoration to health and vigor, that she may give thanks unto thee and bless thy holy Name, of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit: now and ever, and unto ages of ages. Amen.
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2009, 01:15:50 PM »
Oh, how scary! Prayers for her quick and full recovery.

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2009, 01:38:07 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #6 on: February 20, 2009, 03:26:04 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #7 on: February 20, 2009, 03:27:05 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #8 on: February 20, 2009, 03:27:50 PM »
Lord, have mercy. :(
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #9 on: February 20, 2009, 03:47:52 PM »
Eat infections can cause such high fevers! I imagine you and Mrs. Y were pretty scared!

Lord have mercy on this family.

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #10 on: February 20, 2009, 11:15:26 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #11 on: February 21, 2009, 06:28:23 AM »
Милост Просим Господе и Лечење...Амин......
Mercy I Ask Oh Lord and Healing.....Amen....
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #12 on: February 21, 2009, 10:02:34 PM »
Lord, have mercy on Your handmaiden. Dear Redeemer, please grant her health and strength.

Lord, have mercy.

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #13 on: February 22, 2009, 02:42:03 AM »
Lord, have mercy on Your infant handmaiden and on her parents.
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #14 on: February 22, 2009, 07:34:47 AM »
Lord have mercy!

Ear infections are quite the trial for everyone in the family!
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #15 on: February 22, 2009, 07:02:08 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #16 on: February 22, 2009, 07:23:55 PM »
Well, we went back to urgent care last night and got a new medicine, which seems to be working better. She's not in as much pain, and her fever has been hovering around 100°F (38°C). Still fighting, and my wife will have to stay home with her tomorrow (we've been alternating so neither of us has to use as much sick time--it's precious in the States).

Thank you all for your prayers. She's not recovered yet, but it looks like she will soon.
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #17 on: February 23, 2009, 08:50:23 PM »
O Christ, Who alone art our Defender: Visit and heal Thy suffering handmaiden Caitlin, delivering  her from sickness and grievous pains. Raise her up that she may sing to Thee and praise Thee without ceasing, through the prayers of the Theotokos, O Thou Who alone lovest mankind.
Domine Iesu Christe, Fili Dei, miserere mei, peccatricis.

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #18 on: February 24, 2009, 12:44:44 PM »
Thank you for all who have prayed for us. She has completely recovered. She's still going to be taking an antibiotic for a few days, but otherwise is back to normal.
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #19 on: February 24, 2009, 01:00:28 PM »
My apologies for missing this (we had a visit from a stomach bug)  Thanks to Heaven that she is recovered! 

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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #20 on: February 24, 2009, 01:50:08 PM »
The Lord be magnified!  May He always have mercy on his handmaiden.
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Re: For my daughter
« Reply #21 on: February 24, 2009, 03:38:02 PM »
Thank you all for your prayers.  Caitlin is doing much better, is back in daycare, and hopefully she'll get over this ear infection.  She's having a mild allergic reaction to the antibiotics, though, so we're still keeping a watchful eye on her. 
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