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DQ
05-07-2008, 09:49 AM
My little brother had a hospital appointment this morning. He's been having some trouble with sickness for a while and the medicine the doctor prescribed last time was making it worse. I was expecting my mum to call with news of what happened but my aunty called instead and told me he'd been taken into hospital and it might be a brain tumour :help: She didn't sound too sure of anything and I don't think I took the rest of the call in properly after she said the word tumour so I don't know how bad it is.

I don't know anything else at the moment and I'm worried and on my own waiting for news (DH is at work).

If anyone has a moment to say a prayer for my little brother I would really appreciate it.

HamaLee
05-07-2008, 09:53 AM
:hug::grphug:
Good thoughts heading your way.

Ronda
05-07-2008, 10:00 AM
:pray: :hug:

Sunshine's Mom
05-07-2008, 10:00 AM
Much love and Good luck. :hug:

gotta knit
05-07-2008, 10:11 AM
Sending good thoughts your way. Crossed Fingers :heart:

annikah
05-07-2008, 10:17 AM
:hug:

bethany
05-07-2008, 10:30 AM
prayers for you and your family. :hug:

saracidaltendencies
05-07-2008, 10:37 AM
:hug:Hoping for the best.

knitgal
05-07-2008, 10:42 AM
:hug: :hug:

Eccie
05-07-2008, 11:14 AM
:hug: Sending good thoughts

KnittingNat
05-07-2008, 11:22 AM
:hug::hug::hug:

evona
05-07-2008, 11:48 AM
:hug: :hug: :hug: Good thoughts for your brother's health and your health as well. Keep us posted. We're here for you.

Wanda Witch
05-07-2008, 12:00 PM
Prayers and positive thoughts coming your way.

DQ
05-07-2008, 12:28 PM
Still no news. Waiting is horrible :pout:

jjminarcik
05-07-2008, 12:33 PM
:hug::hug::hug::pray: :pray: :pray:

scout52
05-07-2008, 12:36 PM
:hug: :heart: :hug:

gotta knit
05-07-2008, 12:59 PM
:hug: Hoping no news is good news. But sorry you're left wondering & worrying. :hug:

iza
05-07-2008, 01:06 PM
:hug: :heart:

dustinac
05-07-2008, 01:13 PM
:hug: :heart: :hug:

cdjack
05-07-2008, 01:46 PM
He will be in my thoughts today. :grphug:

Spikey
05-07-2008, 01:48 PM
Sending positive thoughts for you and your family...

auburnchick
05-07-2008, 02:28 PM
I will be praying for him. Would you mind sharing his first name?

Please keep us posted.

:hug:

DQ
05-07-2008, 03:05 PM
His name is Timothy (Timmy).

I've spoken to my mum now. They've found some sort of lump in his brain so he's been admitted to hospital. He'll be having an MRI scan tomorrow and hopefully an operation on Friday. After that they should have the test results within a week.

Thank you to everyone for your replies :grphug:

auburnchick
05-07-2008, 05:00 PM
Thanks for the update...

:hug: to all of you...

Karina
05-07-2008, 06:05 PM
I'm sorry you and your family have to go thought this. will be thinking of you and Timmy. Hope everything will be OK. All the best

mks22300
05-07-2008, 06:38 PM
I hope that Timmy will be okay. :hug:

CountryKitty
05-07-2008, 06:43 PM
Prayers, good thoughts and warm wishes heading out to Timmy and all of your family. Hang in there.

momwolf
05-08-2008, 09:17 AM
DQ sooooooooo sorry to hear about Timmy.:sad:Hope everything turns out ok and :hug::hug::hug:for you

cindycactus
05-08-2008, 01:48 PM
I am sorry to hear of Timmy's problem. Sending prayers your way. :muah::pray:

ritaw
05-08-2008, 02:23 PM
Hi Jen ,
I am so sorry to hear of this terrible news . I hope the MRI and the operation goes well hun .
My thoughts are with you . Take care of yourself xxxxx

bailsmom
05-08-2008, 02:24 PM
HUGE :hug: to you and your family. Timmy is in our prayers.

Limey
05-08-2008, 05:20 PM
Hiya Jen

My thoughts are with you and your family.

Ellie

DQ
05-08-2008, 05:22 PM
The results of the scan aren't good. It's in a different position and worse than they thought. My mum and stepdad have been given the choice of leave it and Timmy will be monitored but he will get worse or they can operate. With the operation the best case scenario is he stays as he is now (which is worse than I thought) or worst is he will end up paralysed.

They have chosen to operate and it will hopefully be tomorrow.

I'm still in shock at the moment and don't know how to feel but I really appreciate your thoughts, prayers and kind words. Thank you so much everyone xxx

auburnchick
05-08-2008, 06:01 PM
What exactly does this mean? Is it malignant or just in a bad place where it's affecting certain functions?

I'm so sorry...

Knit4Fun
05-08-2008, 06:02 PM
Oh, dear...what a hard thing for Timmy and all of you to go through. I will certainly keep him and your family in my prayers. God is good and He will bring you all through this - have faith, my friend. :hug:

knittingymnast
05-08-2008, 07:21 PM
:pray: :hug:

cacunn
05-08-2008, 07:39 PM
A pray will go out with stitch I knit. Take care of yourself.

gotta knit
05-08-2008, 07:48 PM
Hoping for a successful surgery and quick recovery for Timmy.

Ivy19
05-08-2008, 10:16 PM
So sorry Timmy and your family have to go through this. Hoping tomorrow will bring much better news. Thoughts and prayers coming your way. Please keep us posted.

Nikkilc
05-09-2008, 03:59 AM
DQ i am so sorry to hear what your family is going through.
hugs to you and positive thoughts and best wishes to your brother Timmy

:hug:
Nikki

DQ
05-09-2008, 05:10 AM
What exactly does this mean? Is it malignant or just in a bad place where it's affecting certain functions?

I'm so sorry...

I'm not sure, but I think it's the second one. I'll be going to see him this afternoon so I might learn more then.

Thank you again everyone, your messages have been a comfort to me xxx

bajanKnit
05-09-2008, 05:49 PM
:grphug: :hug: :grphug: Hi Jen :grphug: :hug: :grphug:
My prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time :grphug: :hug: :grphug:
:)
Alicia