Anyone who wants to send some encouragement to Caleb

Caleb's NEW Address:
132 Hillside Dr
Norfolk, NE 68701



Elkhorn Valley Bank
Caleb R. Baber Medical Fund
800 West Benjamin Avenue
P.O. Box 1007
Norfolk, NE 68702-1007
Phone: 402-371-0722

Recovery in full swing

Recovery in full swing

Friday, October 24, 2008

The Decision

After much discussion with several Dr's about Caleb's options with his legs/feet & what kind of mobility he can expect to have with what muscles, tendons & nerves that he has left, Caleb has made the decision today to have both legs amputated below the knee.

Dr Summit brought up the possiblity of amputation with him yesterday. Caleb cried for about 20 seconds & then God gave him great peace about this.

The surgery will take place as early as next week. This will change the focus of Caleb's rehab. He will no longer be needing a burn specialty place, but amputation rehab. We have not explored all the options yet, but we will begin that process fairly quickly.

Please pray for the decisions concerning the rehab process. We thank you all again for all your amazing thoughts, prayers, & support through this. God has been so good to us throughout this entire month. Caleb & I reread Psalm 30. And we love you all & thank you so VERY much!!!

Love, Tami & Caleb

7 comments:

Carol said...

My roommate and I only met Caleb once, but we have been praying for him and your family in our prayers. Maybe someday we'll get to see him again!!

Chris Sellars said...

I continue to pray for you Caleb and all your family. I'm sure this wasn't an easy decision to make, may God continue to give you peace and strength to deal with it.
Chris

Anonymous said...

The whole earth is filled with God's glory...even this new landscape that you are facing. You will find Him so precious in the unknowns. We love you. Lori Taylor

BLT said...

I know this decision was heart wrenching but I also know God has guided you in this decision and He will walk beside you Caleb as you recover.
Much Love,
Beck

BLT said...

Calab & Tami,
If you can find the time go to www.davebarr.com
I think you'll appreciate his "journey"
Love & Hugs,
Beck

Caroline E. P. said...

We love you Caleb!

"I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD in the land of the living." Psalm 27:13

Caroline and Colby

Hannah Elisabeth said...

Caleb, brother I have been praying like crazy for you the last couple nights and I feel like you need to hear that the calling God has placed on your life in the medical field is going to be affective and is going to bring such an unbelievable amount of people to Him through your testimony! The things God is going to do through you are more then you could ever imagine (Ephesians 3:21) YOU ARE GOING TO BE A MIGHTY TOOL FOR THE KINGDOM OF GOD IN THE MEDICAL FIELD AND ELSEWHERE!!!!