Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Quick Prayer Request

It's extremely late and I'm soooo tired but i wanted send out a quick prayer request before I head off to bed.

I've mentioned my nephew, Marcus, who is battling brain cancer, here before... well, he and his family are on their Make A Wish trip in Hawaii right now... long story short, Marcus got sooo sick that they had to take him to the ER. A CT scan and MRI later they have found ANOTHER BRAIN TUMOR! I called my sis and talked to her about it as soon as I got the email from my mom. Apparently the tumor is in the back of his head but they don't know exactly where nor how large. The doctor who found it (in Hawaii) contacted Marcus's doctor in Salt Lake. After all was said and done, they sent Marcus "home" (back to their hotel) with steroids for the swelling and some pain meds. They are going to finish their trip in Hawaii and then see their doctor next week and make some decisions.

Marcus is supposed to have a tour of Pearl Harbor (his wish!) tomorrow today. I really hope he feels well enough to go and can enjoy himself. He has earned it - and he has some more really tough things to deal with when he gets home. Please pray for Marcus and his family.

I hate, hate, HATE THIS!


Jenny said...

Oh, Nancy, I am so sorry to hear this! Many prayers will be said today, and hopefully he can not only finish his tour, but this will also be dealt with quickly.

Hugs to you!

Awesome Mom said...

That is too bad that it happened on his special trip. I hope they can get home safely with out any trouble.

Melany aka Supermom said...

That is just so unfair. I'm so sorry. I hope he was feeling well enough for his trip

mimilu said...

Nancy, I dropped in to check on Miss Jess,hope she is ok. So sorry to read about Marcus. I hope they can still enjoy their trip. Praying for all of you.

Mary Fran said...

Nancy, What awful news! Please know that they are being lifted up in prayer. Did he make it to Pearl Harbor? We went to Hawaii for Jon's make-a-wish and saw Pearl Harbor and it is VERY moving. I'm sure with Marcus desire to be in the military it will be an awesome experience and maybe inspirational for the fight he has ahead of him.