Monday, January 21, 2008, 11:50 AMUpdate on the Glen Schmidt Family
Posted by Administrator
Posted by Administrator
Lisa had a three week stay in Tijuana, Mexico, where she was treated for her Lyme's disease. She was on IV's from 7:30am to 5:00pm every day, all day long. We had initially been told that it would be a two week stay, but after two weeks they looked at her blood again and determined that another week was going to have to be taken.
We were able to stay in San Diego, CA and were met by Shawn McCormick, the only person we knew that lived there. We spent the Saturday before her treatment with Shawn and had a wonderful time. Shawn works for the US Coast Guard and we were able to tour the naval base and his ship, which was pretty cool!! We also attended his church, Canyon Ridge Baptist, and met a lot of wonderful people. Bernie, the song leader, came and visited Lisa twice while she was in the hospital and another guy we met, Mike, kept us in stitches the whole time we were with him Sunday and Sunday evening. God is so good!
My sister, Geri, who lives in Santa Cruz was going to visit also, but decided not to and instead started a benefit fund for Lisa to help defer the costs of the treatments, flights and ongoing expenses that we have incurred over the last 2 1/2 years. Here is a sample of the poster that will be posted for it.
Lisa Schmidt Lymes Disease Benefit Fund
The Glen Schmidt Family has been involved in a music ministry for over 6 years now and for the last 3 Lisa, the mother of 7, has been battling Lymeís Disease. Chronic fatigue, leg pain, peripheral neuropathy and insomnia, to name only a few of the symptoms, were a constant in her life for almost 3 years. Lisa has seen many doctors, but found little or no relief from these symptoms. Through much prayer and the Lordís guidance she did finally find a test and treatment that would help. The Schmidtís went to San Diego on a referral from another doctor, where she was tested and sent to a hospital in Tijuana, Mexico for specialized treatment for three weeks. The treatment was a success, but also a huge financial burden for this homeschooling family. The treatment is not covered by insurance. The Lisa Schmidt Lymeís Disease Benefit Fund was set up by a loving family member to help the Schmidt family overcome some of the financial burden that the treatment for this disease has placed upon them. If you would like to help lessen the hardship this disease has caused, please send your donations to:
LISA SCHMIDT LYMES DISEASE BENEFIT FUND
C/O DAKOTA COMMUNITY BANK
919 SOUTH 7TH ST.
BISMARCK, ND 58504
Thank you for caring!
Please feel free to email us if you have any questions concerning Lisa or the benefit fund. Thank you all for your prayers!
Here is a link you may find helpful concerning Lyme's Disease:
Lyme's Disease the Plague of the 21st Century