Hey sewing friends! We had a family emergency the other day and I wanted to let you know that I won't be posting about sewing for a short time. Heck, I wont' even be sewing.
My beloved son found out Thursday night that he had a brain tumor. From there everything happened very quickly. It was a large tumor and the neurosurgeon said she was surprised he had no neurological symptoms or damage due to it's size. It's possible it had been growing for many years.
He underwent surgery to remove the tumor yesterday, Surgery went as well as expected and we were able to see him last night in the ICU. Medical staff are all pleased with how he is doing.
He's just a young man - 33 - and, except for his premature birth (and a few colds) he's always been very healthy. His only symptoms were severe headaches that began about a month ago - he'd get two or three in one day and then none for a week. They were so painful he made a doctor appointment. That doctor scheduled an MRI for the following day. They immediately put him on anti-seizure medication, gave him something to begin reducing the swelling in the brain, and transported him by ambulance to United Hospital - one of the best in area.
We've spent a lot of time in prayer, and praise God that it was caught in time and the surgeon was able to remove it. We're now waiting to hear if it's cancer and what the next steps will be.
Obviously I'll be spending time with him while he recovers at the hospital.
Thanks for hanging in there with me. Your prayers and support are appreciated.