So here's the picture I posted on July 25th on instagram as little update.
Here's what I wrote:
"Ice cream has healing powers. Especially Baskin-Robbins rainbow sherbet - my fave. Also. I haven't really shared anything about the miscarriage since my blog post on Ghana for personal reasons. And I have wrestled with sharing this news today but since you guys have been on this journey with me - here goes. Long story short: my doctor determined the pregnancy was ectopic just after I posted about the miscarriage, we have been trying to avoid surgery the last 2 weeks & attempting other treatment options, then, last night the tube ruptured causing me to go to the ER, and by this afternoon I was in surgery having the damaged tube removed. Now I'm back home with my hideous house shoes, trying to rest & enjoying a healthy dose of sherbet and saltines. I'm so exhausted from it all but am thanking God for guiding the hands of my doctors and getting me through it all. And also so very thankful for the support of my amazing family & fiends. And more sherbet."
To say the least, it's been a rough few weeks but I'm finally on the mend and getting back in the routine of day to day fun. My friend, Haverlee, shared about a devotional she's been going through, Streams in the Desert, and I've been soaking it up. If you are going through a tough time, or know someone who is, I encourage you to read it. Here's an excerpt that I've been thinking on:
I also have to say how very thankful I am for family because it was my girl's fourth birthday the day after I left the hospital. It was so hard not being able to shower her with love and fun the entire day because I needed to heal and rest a little but I did get to spend some quality time with her and my family came to the rescue and celebrated her life the rest of the day. They also pulled together to throw her an amazing Frozen birthday party the next day - thankfully I got to be there and love on her too.
So that's a bit of what I've been up to. I hope to be back in this space soon to share more because there are some really exciting things coming up! Until then, you can catch me on instagram, @lesleyzellers, where I post a lot more.
Thanks again for your support friends. I love you guys.