Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Can't Contain My Joy

Okay folks, I'm letting you in on some great news, but only after you read the following disclaimer:

What you are about to read is information that we as Brady's parents are not allowed full access to. Yes, believe it or not, as a child's parent, you acutally don't have the right to request that test results be faxed to you before meeting with your doctor. Yes I know, you gave birth to the child, he/she belongs to you, yet someone else gets to know everything days and sometimes weeks before you. That is of course, unless you happen to be a very clever parent who also is in a medical field that could very well be related to your son's diagnosis. In that case you can call using your professional title and get the report faxed directly to your office.

My heart is overflowing with joy and relief that Brady's scans show no new tumor growth in the spine. The tumor is still there (darn---I'm still asking God everyday to just obliterate that thing!) but it hasn't changed since the last scan. The other areas scanned all looked clear. There was an area that the radiologist remarked about in the lung, but probably this is some sort of surgical involvement like scar tissue.

We are still waiting on the catecholamine results. This is the urine marker that if elevated would indicate that there is active neuroblastoma somewhere in Brady's body. If that is elevated, then there is a chance that there are new NB areas somewhere else in Brady's body. We will have those results when we meet with the doctor on Thursday.

So, we breathe a HUGE sigh of relief as we praise God for this wonderful news!

Psalm 66:19
but God has surely listened and heard my voice in prayer.


  1. Amen, Amen Amen---- The good news brings a shoot of joy but not once will my prayers subside!! I agree ! We need to ask for that old tumor to be GONE!!!!
    With love and a joyous heart!
    Deb R.

  2. Yayyyyyy!!! I'm so happy to hear this! And so glad that you were able to find out when you did!

  3. God surely takes care of his children doesn't he!!! I am so happy for you, and will continue to pray daily.

  4. Oh I am so happy to hear that!!!

  5. PRAISE THE LORD!!! Megan, I bet you can't stop smiling! I know I can't! hehe

    Love you guys!
    Allison and The Lezonlings

  6. We serve an awesome God don't we people? C'mon let's all shout Hallelujah!!! We will most definately celebrate with you Brady in a couple of weeks...when did you guys get so smart to use Matt's PT title to get what you want???? lol lol

  7. Praise GOD!!! He is the worker of miracles!!! I am so glad that this information was sent to you...


  9. that's sooo great!!!

    i am so happy for you and your family :)

  10. That's wonderful news, lets hope and pray the rest follow suit. forever.

  11. Megan, sad that you have to go around the process to get Brady's results. But good on you for doing it and YAY all the way from Australia for the results.

    God Bless you all.


  12. YAY! What terrific news!!! :o)



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