Survival Seeds

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Genetic Testing



So Monday is the big day. We are going to Tulsa to meet with the geneticist and start the process. They will counsel us, draw blood, get all the family history and send everything to the lab. I am feeling totally at peace and am ready to find out. I have found out that the testing will be made easier since a cousin has had the test I am able to use those results and they will be able to get the testing done a little quicker ( and hopefully cheaper) so we know what to do now. It should take a couple of weeks and then I should find out if I carry the BRCA1 or BRCA2 gene. We will then move on and figure out what to do. I am okay with either outcome and am just ready to be able to take some action. I would appreciate the thoughts and prayers going up. I am just praying that whatever should happen will happen. I know that after this there will be many choices and decisions to make. I will keep everyone updated and will tell ya'll what is going on!
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Dove hunting opens up September 1st so I will be thinkin of ya while I am out shooting dove... I plan my vacation around hunting and we are gonna be setting up some tree stands while I am off and we have a couple of days together. Happy hunting to all of you who get to start your seasons!!!

3 comments:

Mandy Jo said...

You are in my prayers:) Let us know! Good luck!

ForeverRhonda said...

I hope everything goes well in Tulsa! I will keep you in my thoughts! And my son is super exciting about dove season opening up. He didn't get a turkey at all last year so he's hoping for a dove.

Schnauzer Mom said...

Wishing you the best! You're in my prayers.