Thursday, March 19, 2009

How About a Lenten Alleluia!!!!!

It is with great joy and relief that I report my tumor has shrunk 20% since the start of radiation / chemo. God is good! The doctors did not expect that there would be any shrinking this soon, but we did an MRI last week after my last treatments, and they all agree that it has a significant reduction already. My energy is already beginning to return to more normal levels, just in time for spring walks and softball. :) They expect that the tumor will continue to shrink over the course of the next year, and this will be the swan song for my Oligodendrogliomas. (3 years ago I never thought I would be able to pronounce that - much less spell it :)

I want to thank all of you who have been praying for Jen, Sarah and I from the bottom of my heart. I truly believe we would not have seen these results, and the relative smoothness of the 6 weeks of treatment without the incredible prayer support. Those of you who were able to financially support us in various ways - you have taken a significant worry out of our lives and we are forever grateful. And to two of our dearest friends Brian Mungo and Maureen Cousino who put together this site for us - you know how much you friendship means to us both, and your generosity will never be forgotten. We love you.

6 comments:

  1. Oh man, that is AWESOME Nick! We're keeping up the prayers. We love all you guys!

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  2. THANK GOD... "Thank You Jesus, You are the Divine Physician! Please continue to heal Nick..."

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  3. Awesome news Nicholas! Praise GOD!
    hugs, love, and continued prayers, rah

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  4. Praise God! We will continue to pray!!! Yay!!

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  5. Hello,
    I have a question about your blog. Please email me!
    Thanks,
    David

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