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Some of you have been praying for a friend of mine, a little girl with cystic fibrosis. You've been praying for her lung transplant, and you've been praying that the transplant would go well. Well, here is an excerpt from her dad's e-mail titled "So far, So good."

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Sondra left the hospital on Saturday morning. Friday, she had a PFT of 48,
her first PFT since transplant. The PFT four days prior to transplant was 16.
Her 02 level remained between 98-100%.

Today she had her first clinic since transplant. Her PFT was 52, her 02 was
still 98-100%. I saw her x-rays and her lungs were clear, I had never seen
them as clear.
Saturday, she ate a big lunch and that evening ate half of a 7 oz. steak and
potatoes, as well as, a quarter of bowl of cheese potato soup and two rolls
with butter. The eating has continued. She weighs over 50 lbs. She is taking
her meds and doing her exercising. Today in PT she did a walk and maintained
her 02 level during exercise. She is doing well.

However we are cautioned that this condition could change quickly. Rejection
or infection is always a possibility. That being said, her doctors and
Sondra have asked me to say...SHE IS NOT A CHINA DOLL, SHE IS ONLY RESTRICTED IN
THAT SHE CANNOT ATTEND SCHOOL UNTIL AFTER MAY 16, NOR IS THE POSSIBILITY TO
TRAVEL LIKELY UNTIL THIS LATE SPRING OR SUMMER. IT WILL TAKE HER A WHILE TO GET
IN PHYSICAL SHAPE, SHE IS USING MUSCLES SHE HAS NEVER USED MUCH AND SHE HAS
MORE BREATH TO DO THINGS...THIS IS A GOOD THING. AND UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE IS SHE
TO BE TREATED LIKE A SICK PERSON. WE SHOULD ALL ENJOY THIS TIME, I KNOW SHE
PLANS TO.

There are some things she must observe.
1. For the next 3 months wear a mask in public.
2. We wash our hands a lot and use hand sanitizer
3. If you had the flu or a contagious disease we probably would wait to
see you when you were better.
4. She has a lot of meds and they are all important.
5. THE GOAL IS TO GET BACK TO NORMAL LIFE, THAT IS WHAT SHE
WANTS..PERIOD.

She is doing great now but that could change in a second. Let's enjoy this.

This has been made possible through your prayers and positive thoughts,
congratulate yourselves and keep praying and sending positive thoughts to Sondra.
We are not out of the woods and may never be but at least we can see the trees
and the sunlight shining through them.

I include this:

For Doctors and Nurses

Sanctify, O Lord, those whom you have called to the study and practice of the
arts of healing, and to the prevention of disease and pain. Strengthen them
by your life-giving Spirit, that by their ministries the health of the
community may be promoted and your creation glorified; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Amen.

amen. Glad to hear it, I will keep praying for her

Cool! Thanks for the update!

glad she's doing ok. i will continue to pray for her

heres to the best for the little girl!