Visit Rebekah's Page to get updates, read messages and send messages to Rebekah and her family through comments. This is a public "diary" of a family whose little girl started a battle with inoperable cancer in April 2005. In December 2007 our house burned down. And in September 2009 Mommy was diagnosed with a terminal disease (a genetic form of ALS) that took her to Heaven in July, 2011, leaving Daddy and two young girls to make it on their own. Over several years of ups and downs, you will get into our hearts, minds and souls as we share joys and sorrows. It can sometimes be very difficult to read. We hope it is also uplifting. Please find joy in what you read here.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2007



Balance Issues

I finally got a chance to talk to Rebekah's ENT late last week. I called him again on Thursday (since I hadn't heard from him in over a week) and he called me back shortly. He didn't have Rebekah's chart in front of him. There are many things that can cause balance issues - fluid on the ears or some brain based issues. He thought (although he couldn't be sure) that Rebekah's reports indicated some possible brain issues that might be the reason for the balance problems. I really didn't want to hear that. He wanted to see her latest two MRIs so that he can look for other possible causes for the balance issues before we make any decisions about what to do. So, I called Emanuel and had them send him a copy of the latest two MRIs. They should have gone out Friday, so hopefully we'll hear from him soon. Meanwhile, we wait... And try to do it patiently... There is likely no simple solution. I hate that!

I'm trying to push hard on potty training. It has been difficult. They are both pretty hit or miss. I wish it were a much easier process. We just have to take things one day at a time.

Right now, we are having a heat wave - our thermometer at home said 110 today. Very hot and very miserable. Tomorrow is expected to be about the same. Ugh! The weekend with temperatures in the 80s sounds pretty good right now.

Thanks for checking in.

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At Wednesday, July 11, 2007 6:32:00 PM, Blogger Jess Left a thought...

I heard about Rebekah awhile back through a friend's blog. I've been checking in on her ever since. She is always in our prayers and I just wanted to tell Rebekah hello from Texas. We are praying for her all the time. She is one amazing little girl!

 
At Thursday, July 12, 2007 12:15:00 PM, Blogger JodiTucker Left a thought...

Can't believe it is so HOT in OR right now! Praying for Rebekah and her present needs....she is a sweet little soul.

 
At Friday, July 13, 2007 5:07:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous Left a thought...

Praying for you guys.

Sarah Mathia

 
At Friday, July 13, 2007 8:32:00 PM, Blogger My Kid's Mom Left a thought...

Well, I hope you hear really soon. And I hope your heat wave breaks!!!

 

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