For all the prayers and well wishes!

Steph Wagner

December 10, 2012

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I give you my THANKS!! Yes..this is Steph! I am back at home and back on the computer. The only way to describe my recovery, which only improves everyday, is to talk about the amazing God I serve. I can’t wait until the day when I can describe just how amazing this process has been. You won’t believe some of the things I tell you. For example, the left elbow that was dislocated…but isn’t anymore…and no one fixed it. He hasn’t forgotten a single detail and I can’t wait to give him all the glory for what he has done for us.

Here’s an update: I was released from OU Medical Center on Friday afternoon. I’m at my fiancés house with my mom taking great care of me!! Everyone likes to tease him that I moved in…but the mother-in-law came too. Tehehe. We love having her here!! Kevin is doing great. He had several lacerations on his face but had plastic surgery and looks better everyday. Yes….he does also get teased about his nose job ;)

I am doing great as well. One of my injuries was to the facial nerves on the right side of my face. It will heal and in fact we can see my smile growing more everyday. I like to say it’s like a flower blossoming and will be bigger than ever before long! I am in a neck/back brace for probably the next month. It allows healing of my T5 vertebrae which was fractured. Before leaving the hospital I had a procedure to help repair my right carotid artery (it’s in the neck) and they successfully placed a stent which will help tremendously. They will check again in about 2 weeks to see if it’s healing on it’s own or if more work will be needed.

I cannot say THANK YOU enough for all of the prayers. I know the Lord hears them, and LOVES hearing from everyone. He loves me more than anyone and has never left me or forsaken me…just as he has promised to us. Prayers you can continue to ask is for my facial nerves, vertebrae, and carotid artery. When you think of the long list of prayer requests when I started this journey to now, there just isn’t much left! Kevin and I hope to make a video to describe our experience and will be sure to share when we do. Love to you all….and yes I HAVE been cooking some! It won’t be long and I’ll be back in the game!!

21 thoughts on “For all the prayers and well wishes!”

  1. It is so great to be able to see posts from the one and only. The fact that your stay in the hospital wasn’t more lengthy or traumatic than it was gives just a idea of how much favor God has toward you. You both are going to have such a testimony after this. You never know who has been reading or following you that needed to see proof of His works.

  2. I am so happy to see a post by you! So glad you are doing so well and remain so positive! Happy Healing!

  3. So glad to hear that you are out of the hospital and making progress. You really don’t know how blessed and loved you are until you go through difficult times. Larry and I are both praying for you and miss your cheerful, energetic guidance. We look forward to your return!!!!

  4. PRAISE GOD !!!!! The power of prayer indeed. That wonderful attitude you have is Awesome! Wow, my prayers will continue for your healing. Merry Christmas and A Very Bright New Year In 2013 . God Is “Good Everyday” ! ! ! !

  5. Praise be to God.

    Katie shared the story with me. So glad you are doing better.

    God Bless you

    Stephanie Ormiston

  6. It’s not embarrassing to cry in my school library when I am watching students test is it? God is so Good:)

  7. You are such an inspiration! We are all thinking of you and praying for your continued recovery!! :)

  8. you are a blessing to so many. we give God thanks for your healing but even more for your faithfulness to rely on him. i am sure that smile will be big and beautiful soon.

  9. Steph, it is SO good to see a post from you. You are an inspiration and a true witness to the power of prayer. God is good! And I believe in miracles!

  10. Praise God! He always blesses us more than we can imagine! I am so happy to hear that you’re doing so well! You have such a sweet spirit and a positive attitude. I miss your smile and can’t wait to see you back at work! Praying for continuing recovery – may it be quick!

  11. Hey Steph! I’ve gotten to share the story about what God’s been doing in and through you to my Bangkok friends. You’re story’s being told around the world :) I can’t wait to see your smile in person! Blessings and continued healing for you and Kevin, friend.

  12. Have been a part of your journey since hours after the accident!! Prayers and blessings have been sent your way. We have a gracious awesome God when it comes to you and your Sweetie!

  13. Steph, It’s so good to hear from you and yes, we’ve been praying and starting prayer chains all along! I’m so proud of the witness you and Kevin have been. Get well soon!

  14. Kev and I have been following along and praying. Brett kept us in the loop. I keep shaking my head in disbelief (the good kind) at all the things God is doing. It’s crazy cool! We’ll keep praying for the, thankfully, short list now. xo

  15. Steph, I just found out Monday about your wreck and have been praying for you both. God is good and I know he is taking care of you guys, which you are lucky to be alive. Missed seeing you.
    God Bless

  16. Hello Steph! I remember that you were one of the people sitting at my table at the Nutrition Entreprenuers networking event this past October in Philadelphia! Even though you probably dont remember me, I had to write something here.I only saw this blog post and the one right before, posted by your future sis-in-law, today. I’m so sorry that you and your fiancée were in such a terrible accident. It is wonderful to see that you are both safe and recovering well! Wishing you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Hopefully we’ll run into each other again at a future FNCE :)

    ~ Olena

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