Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Good News

Hello friends and family!
After a whirlwind week, Daniel is home! It was not a brain tumor like the doctors thought (although it could have been and God just zapped it!) but there was a blood clot. He got to come home yesterday which is such a blessing. Praise Jesus! He has a nice scar from the top of his forehead all the way down and around to right in front of his left ear. You can't even tell unless you move his hair to the side. He's doing so well! Hard to believe he had brain surgery just a few days ago.
We have been laying low at the house, I am still trying to get in the swing of things. The culture shock and time differences still leave me sleeping and eating at odd hours. It will come with time I am sure, but its difficult waiting! It was much easier going to Nepal than coming home.
Well, this is a very random post.... but I can't think of anything else to say. We are waiting for the pathology reports to tell us exactly what it was and if there were any cancer cells. I promise to update when I hear.
Thanks for all the prayers!

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Homeward Bound

Hello friends and family-
As most of you know, my brother Daniel has relapsed. While in Mexico on a mission trip with my sister, doctors found a tumor in his brain. The last time he had it he was 7, now he is 16. Mom flew down immediately. We are trying to get him out of Mexico as soon as possible because the medical care there is horrendous. He has an MRI scheduled for Monday morning, after which we are hoping he can fly home to WA.
I am currently packed and ready to go. Dave is taking me to Kathmandu on a bus where we will stay the night and hopefully I will be able to catch a flight the next morning to the states. Its going to be a long trip- but I am so happy to be going home to be with my family during this time.
We would appreciate prayers when you think of us, especially Daniel. I am really sad to be leaving Nepal, but know that what I am doing is the best thing. Thanks to all my supporters... next time I write I will be back in the states!
God bless!