As much as I don’t want to admit it, I don’t have the energy to make it through the days alone. We have been incredibly blessed by family and friends who have volunteered to take time– even off work– to … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2012
I have a tumor. I have a brain tumor. Sometimes I have to say it that bluntly. If I don’t, its not real. I don’t want it to be real. The tumor is in my head, whether I say it … Continue reading
Two weeks ago today the storm that is my tumor announced its presence in our lives and turned things upside down. And now today as I reflect on the last 2 weeks, I am sitting by a window listening to … Continue reading
Good Morning! I woke up reminded of 2 of my favorite blogs I read this week which brought me peace. May God wrap you in His love and peace this morning, as He so frequently does to me during this … Continue reading
If you’d like to read Rose’s detailed account of the events leading up to finding the “unwanted guest” inside her head. Please check out the page: “Discovering the Tumor“
As promised, here are a couple frames from Rose’s MRI, showing the nasty bugger right behind her eyes. The side view and front view both have contrast which makes the tumor much easier to see.
We had a great meeting this morning with Rose’s neurosurgeon, Dr. Walter Jean, at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Jean reiterated a high level of confidence that Rose’s meningioma (brain tumor) will be benign once it has been removed and tested. Upon … Continue reading