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About My Brother...

Friday, October 19, 2012

For all my friends who have been praying and supporting me while caring for my brother, I wanted to let you know that the doctor told me this morning that his scan was not good. He could continue to do chemo, but it will only detract from his quality of life with little likely benefit, and the other option is no treatment and likely feeling better and being able to do things he enjoys for the nex...t few months. While I do believe in miracles and will continue to hope for that, I want to be practical as well - as I see death as but a transition to something better. I ask you to pray that his remaining time is peaceful and happy, that his pain is minimal, and that he is able to enjoy every minute he has left. Further, I ask you to pray for my physical and mental strength; pray for wisdom that I will speak the right words that will prepare him for this next journey, will give him hope for whatever comes; and for continuing joy as we walk through this time together. Thank you.

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IMAVISION 10/27/2012 6:02PM

    My prayers are covering both your brother & you as y'all deal with this trial together.

God bless you both!

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QUILTINGB52 10/27/2012 5:35AM

I will keep you and your brother tucked into my thoughts and prayers. May God give you the strength and patience each day as your brother progresses towards eternal peace.

These final months will become the most treasured times you have together. Enjoy each one, laugh and live them to the fullest that you are able.

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AEROBISAURUS 10/26/2012 6:39PM


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VLKSHA 10/26/2012 1:03PM

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May you firnd the wisdom and grace in these times....

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_MOBII_ 10/20/2012 9:04PM

    I am so sorry to hear that you got difficult news from his doctor. You are right that death is a transition from this place to our next, but that doesn't make it easy. Sending up a ton of good thoughts and prayers for your brother and for you and your family.
Much love and peace to you both.

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MARYELLEN301 10/19/2012 3:54PM

    So sorry to hear of your struggle and that of your brother. Make every moment count and create memories that will carry you through your grief. Blessings to you both. emoticon

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SOSIREGIME 10/19/2012 2:51PM

    Praying for you both.

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ADARKARA 10/19/2012 1:04PM

    I'm really sorry to hear that. You two will be in my thoughts. Try to spend as much time with him as you can in the next few months. emoticon

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HFAYE81 10/19/2012 12:44PM

    You and your brother will be in my thoughts. emoticon

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LIZOFSTAD 10/19/2012 11:43AM

  I'm so sorry to hear about your brother. My mom died of cancer. I hate cancer.

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DIET_FRIEND 10/19/2012 11:41AM

    Sorry to hear about your brother. I think it's hardest when it's a person from our own age group that is facing death. I have a cousin who is like a brother to me whose cancer is back and this time it's on his spine. There's a lot of pain and the prognosis is not optimistic. It is so sad to lose someone I love to this. I'm sure your brother knows you love him and that you would take the suffering if you could. Good thoughts heading your way.

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SCHNEBL 10/19/2012 11:40AM

    oh honey....I will pray and send good wishes. It is a hard thing to do. We just did it with my brother-in-law. :( At the very end though, you could see that HE could see something other than the room we were in. The peace and joy on his face were....I don't even think I have the words....beautiful? amaziing? especially after months of pain etched on his face. You and your brother will be in my prayers. xoxo

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*~*MICHELLE*~* 10/19/2012 11:36AM

    emoticon Im so sorry!!!!

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