4/27/18 We are relaxing at Silver Falls before the Radiation treatment begins next week. Then I will have a Chemo pill and an MRI follow up. I am hoping to get into a trial where they inject the tumor with Polio virus. There has been some success with it. The average time before all comes back with a vengeance is 6-11 months. There is No cure. Both John Mc Cain and I are in the same boat. God willing we will get more time. Again thank you all for the prayers and love.
4/10/18 Moving fast they gave another MRI on my chest and abdomen looking for evidence of tumors. None. So today April 4th I saw the neurosurgeon who has scheduled me for surgery on Tuesday April 10. I still have to have one more MRI as this will probably affect my speech. (Oh no! not that) That was supposed to be my attempt at black humor, sorry. I will have Steve add an update on this site to help with all my wonderful family and friends who are concerned about me. I love you all!!
3/30/18 This Saturday I thought I was having a small stroke as I started having trouble pronouncing my words. I sounded a little drunk. So I waited till we finished all our shopping trips that day: Costco, Fred Meyer, Trader Joe's and the Train Station too. It was too late to go to Kaiser Perm Urgent Care so I went to Salem Hospital ER. They gave me a CT scan to check what was up. It turned out to be a Brain tumor. They gave me an MRI with contrast that night. I begged off going to the hospital in Portland as the next day was Easter Sunday and I needed to absorb this all.
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