Update from 10/22/07 1:00pm
Below is an
excerpt from Jerry's e-mail, click here to read the e-mail.
just got a call from Dr. Morgan. The pathology report just came in.
was a pediatric tumor. That is what we wanted to hear. There will be
NOT be any follow up treatment with chemo or radiation . . .
It did come from the brainstem and of course you can't remove the
brainstem. So, we will be monitoring it for years. We will be coming
back for an MRI every 3 months for awhile. Then it will go to every
6 months. Another prayer answered. We are still on schedule to move
to rehab today. We will still be in Medical Center Plano, room 259
in the rehab unit."
Prayer requests; Thankfulness, he said swallowing is a little
difficult, his right leg is a bit numb and tingling, his ears still
have the roar, speech (while vastly improved) still needs
improvement, vision (improved) but still has some double vision and
focus problems, his face is broken out (possibly from the meds), and
we pray this will never return.
Update from 10/22/07 8:00am
currently in room 613, but will be moving to room 259 in the rehab
area later today.
The picture for this post is of "sweet" Amber, who brings Jerrod all
of his meals. If you would like to fill
out a thank you form to the Hospital and staff, click here.
By the way, don't forget the
Prayer Pager - when you pray, call
806-721-2965 - it is so encouraging to the family for them to
know people are praying.