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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Wednesday, February 27, 2008



Good News...and...NO News

ugh. We met with doc yesterday to review our scans that were taken a week and a half ago. They did two scans, one MRI and one CT. We purposefully schedule them together so she can have one anesthesia to cover both of them; she is up close to 80 general anesthetics in less than 3 years...

Any way, the MRI of her head/brain/face came out beautiful with no negative signs. Or really it had no more negative signs than we already knew which were the side effects and damage, but no new cancer nor new damage.

The CT also have her head/brain/face came out exactly the same. Unfortunately the CT was not supposed to be of her head/brain/face but rather of her chest where it is most likely that secondary cancer would show itself. Apparently ther was a "mix up" in the ordering of the tests. Now we don't have any idea what is going on with her chest and are going to have to reschedule a CT scan and another general anesthestic just for that. That is where the ugh comes from.

In addition we discussed with doc a "mole" that is developing on Rebekah's face. It's not really a "mole" but that is the best way that I can describe it. Doc is just a little concerned about it being cancerous (we are a lot concerned...) and wants us to have a dermatoligist look at it. One more thing to add to the mix.

We'll have to post on the progress of the boo boo house, or lack thereof, in another post.

Thank you for your continued prayers and support.

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At Wednesday, February 27, 2008 10:25:00 AM, Anonymous Anonymous Left a thought...

I second your "ugh" for the mix-up and now the additional anesthesia but say AWESOME for the good news!!! Yay!

KelliW

 
At Thursday, February 28, 2008 5:31:00 PM, Blogger My Kid's Mom Left a thought...

Well, I'm grateful for the news about her MRI!!!! And I can't believe they had a mix up requiring yet another procedure.

I'll keep Rebecca in my prayers as she goes through another CT scan and visits the dermatologist.

 
At Thursday, February 28, 2008 10:59:00 PM, Blogger Donetta Left a thought...

Big hug sweet heart. I'm sorry the stress of the error and the lack of house accomplishment.

 
At Saturday, March 01, 2008 11:15:00 PM, Anonymous Anonymous Left a thought...

You're always in my prayers and thoughts.

May the lord be with you and bless each of you.

Keep in touch.
Love and Hugz,
Sarah Mathia

 
At Sunday, March 02, 2008 10:45:00 AM, Blogger Oksana Left a thought...

Hi! I've been visiting your blog for well over a year now. I'll keep Rebekah and you in my prayers. Sorry to hear about the mix-up, but remember, it's all in the arms of God. :)

 

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