Skip to comments.MetMom Serious Prayer Need--EATING threatened [Update @560]
Posted on 08/21/2010 9:18:48 PM PDT by Quix
Metmom has had allergies and food allergies her entire life. In the last few years they have gotten steadily and progressively worse. Foods have been dropping out of her diet until she reached the point she is at now and can only eat rice, chicken, lamb, and venison. Anything else causes her to react rather destructively, debilitatingly.
The problem is that the repeated continual exposure to the few remaining foods, could lead to a sensitivity to those as well, which has just happened to two foods she had been safely eating since October.
There are options for nutrition should she start to react to all foods, but they are used only in the most dire situations. She's concerned about reaching that point--and frankly has been feeling more than a little discouraged by all such.
She has undergone extensive medical testing which has all been inconclusive. Almost everything comes back normal or negative, and the few things that she does test positive for arent what causes her the most problems.
She is attempting to get into a regional medical center for more specialized medical evaluation to see if they can determine the cause and possible treatment, if any exists.
She has been prayed for and anointed numerous times over the years, however, she would appreciated continued prayer for complete healing.
PLEASE UNDERSTAND HER PLIGHT with as much empathy as you can. She's been through a 1,001 suggestions and tried a LOT of different things. She's been through the Henry Wright seminar and prayers extensively. I don't think she is quite up to handling any more suggestions currently. Those who've been through such can understand such a feeling. She just greatly would appreciate your understanding and PARTICULARLY YOUR CARING PRAYERS.
This summary is per my understanding and might be stated somewhat differently were she writing it herself. I believe she'd affirm the truth of what I've said but these are essentially my words.
THANKS IN ADVANCE FOR YOUR PRAYERS.
MAY GOD ABUNDANTLY BLESS YOU BACK 10 FOLD AND MORE.
PRAYER WARRIOR PRAYER REQ PING
THX IN ADVANCE
Oh, mmom. Hon, may the Good Lord hold you in the hollow of His Hand.
I hope you claim healing in Christ’s Holy Name.
Prayers for metmom’s healing and restoration.
I can offer no suggestions, nothing but my prayers for metmom. What a wonderful sister in Christ! metmom, you are in our prayers and may God wrap you in His healing love. May His grace shine to light your way and may His peace surround you in your time of need. Amen
prayers for some answers...
dearest metmom, you have my prayers.
Prayers up. I hope you find the answers you need!
I pray for a COMPLETE healing, both physical and otherwise. May the Lord be with you and provide that healing.
prayers for you metmom
I will certainly join in prayer for MetMom, that a resolution of this problem be found soon.
I am joined in earnest prayer for you, dear sister in Christ!
Thanks, Quix, for starting the thread. Logan’s Prayer Warriors were FRmailed...
metmom...we ARE praying for you!!!!
Will be Praying and will let Our Church know in AM. You are such a help and Blessing, and We need you here and We will remind Him of that when We Pray
One I don't think we discussed is the absence of lgE antibodies. If you don't produce that type (which cause "inflamation") your immune system is going to produce others in response to various proteins, etc. Those other antibodies could be far more devastating than the lgE.
It's worth a test.
One you can use is to test for Celiac because it's based on the idea that an elevated lgE level is demonstrably related to Gluten intolerance ~ and they can then do a biopsy to confirm that it causes intestinal damage.
Obviously if you take that test and have no lgE antibodies at all, that's your problem ~ not strictly Celiac.
This is pretty much an hereditary deal and it's restricted to the Eastern Sa'ami (and their descendants worldwide ~ thanks to the whale trade ~ fishing industry ~ and the need to cut down trees).
I worry about it enough that any time I encounter any food that causes the slightest problem I review everything I ate to see if it was wheat gluten, or that new food. If it's not gluten, I give up the new food.
My diet is getting limited, but thanks be to God I cannot eat sheep meat because, lo and behold, I inherited that Sa'ami trait that says sheep really stink. So my final diet will undoubtedly be limited to potato chips and rice.
Note that I don't think this problem is at all a laughing matter ~ but when the Lord deals you a deck that says "Unto you I give reindeer meat and lingonberries" you accept that and move on.
Frankly, if you haven't tried it, check out ostrich ~ it has a very high iron content (of biologically digestible and necessary iron compounds) and can help fight back at the anemia that comes with these limited diets. The meat tastes great and is a real break from chicken ~