Friday, September 14, 2007

Hopeful News and Update

I am so excited that I have to ask for prayer first, and then I'll give an update about my foot!

My midwife called me today with some promising news. She said there's been some BIG breakthroughs with our particular insurance company and that they may cover a home birth after all. Initially, they were going to cover between 40-50%, stating that my midwife would be paid as an out-of-network provider. That just wasn't enough coverage for us at this time. But, Janet has since found out that they may be required to cover fully, or at least more than before! I won't know anything for a couple of weeks, but I'm very excited about the possibility and wanted to ask for prayer!

Ever since we made the decision to revert back to a hospital birth, we have continued praying that God would, somehow, allow us to home birth after all! We'll see what happens! I'm so thankful to Janet for continuing to pursue our insurance company! Go Janet!

Okay, now the foot! I'm fine.....pain is minimal.....still can't believe I was that clumsy! At my ortho appt today, I was relieved to find out that, due to the nature of the break and location, I could be put into a boot instead of a cast! YIPPEE! I was fretting a cast all day yesterday, knowing I would not be able to get to all those pesky itches! With the boot, although it's heavy and actually hurts more, I can remove it for showers and SCRATCHING!  I still have to remain on crutches for a couple of weeks, and trust me, pregnant women and crutches do NOT mix, but I'll go back to the ortho doc in two weeks to see what's next.

Once again, thank you for your prayers, your love, and your kindness in helping to take care of our family! We are blessed beyond measure and are continually amazed by the actions of God's people at work!


  1. YAY!! I will be praying that the insurance works out. That is great news.
    But about your foot, was it really worth all that just to get Greg off work? ;)

  2. We will be praying for your homebirth situation! Can you believe I'm leaving you a comment (it's only because you broke your foot and I know what it's like to be pregnant & on crutches...ha!!)

  3. I really hope and pray that the insurance company works out that is really important!! I had no idea that you broke your foot! I will pray that it will heal fast.

  4. I will be praying for the homebirth. Praise God for the chance and hope to have it!!! And as for your goodness girl....are you trying to be like me and break bones all the time too! I am glad that your pain is minimal and you get to wear that boot. I understand how that is, I had one of those on my foot for almost 9 months last year! Hang in you


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