Bill Ely

First post: Jun 13, 2020 Latest post: Apr 4, 2021
In 2019, Bill was in a car accident while on duty as a police officer.  He suffered a concussion and 2 tears in his shoulder.  The shoulder could not be healed so Bill lost his job as a police officer in October 2019.  Since the concussion, Bill has suffered headaches.   In May 2020, the headaches started getting pretty bad.  He thought it was all related to the concussion and the switch of the seasons.... allergies or being in the heat.  He took ibuprofen and carried on. At the end of May, he was unable to control these headaches with ibuprofen.  It seems his head always hurt.  On June 1st, Bill went to work at 8AM and was home by 8:30AM. He said his head was killing him and he was dizzy.  He slept on and off throughout the day.  The next day, he went to his doctor.  His doctor treated him for migraines and depression.  The migraine medication couldn't touch the pain.  The next few days were the same.  Then he lost the ability to get up and walk without my help.  I took him back to his Dr. thinking he would be treated for vertigo.  His Dr gave him meds for the dizziness and anxiety.  The Dr ordered a CAT scan to be done in 11 days.  That night was awful.  I iced Bill's head (which knowing what we know now probably helped the swelling in the brain a bit ). He was able to sleep for about 2 hours and then we were up from midnight on.  He was confused, couldn't get comfortable and was in so much pain.  The next morning, I took him to the ER. He was confused as to why I wanted to do this, where we were going, and had no idea we were up all night.  We got to the ER by 6:30AM.  We were finally seen around 10AM.  They did a CAT scan and found 3 tumors. "You have brain cancer" Our world collapsed.    The Dr said these tumors had probably started growing in the last few months.  They are rapid growing tumors.  No operation can be done to remove these tumors.  

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