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rebeccas-sewing
March 13th, 2015, 03:29 PM
My sis has been having problems with her tongue. After a number of years of keeping an eye on it, it has become cancerous. She is now facing more agressive surgery to have part of her tongue removed. Please pray that the additional testing on her esophagus and lungs comes back negative. I know many of you are strong in prayer so if you would keep Diana in your prayers I'd be really grateful. We usually email back and forth a couple of times a week (since I'm in the Netherlands and she's in Virginia) but I picked up the phone and we talked for about an hour. I'm glad I called. I think it helped. We did a lot of laughing, and laughing is always a good thing especially when one is having fears. Thank you.

Amy R
March 13th, 2015, 03:32 PM
This is scary news. I will be adding Diana to the prayer list and for you to help her through this too.
Hoping her other organs are negative.

Preeti
March 13th, 2015, 05:08 PM
I have never met a Diana I did not like. I am thinking of her and I am sending her some good vibes too. Since I am in Virginia, those good vibes can get to her pretty fast.
Keep the faith, Rebecca!!!

dwil23
March 13th, 2015, 05:14 PM
So sorry to hear this Rebecca. Please know that you are both in my prayers and please keep us posted.


(((HUGS)))

Gina
March 13th, 2015, 05:20 PM
So sorry. Will keep you both in my prayers.

Midge
March 13th, 2015, 05:23 PM
So terribly sorry, Rebecca. Big hugs for you and your sis as you face this crisis. She is lucky to have you.

MayinJerset
March 13th, 2015, 05:32 PM
Gave me a chill, adding her to my prayers.

kensington
March 13th, 2015, 05:38 PM
Praying for your sister. God to keep her, comfort her and bring her to a complete recovery.

Jean Sewing Machine
March 13th, 2015, 05:53 PM
Very scary! I will remember her in prayer!

Simply Quilting
March 13th, 2015, 06:26 PM
How very frightening. I will be keeping her in my prayers.

MRoy
March 13th, 2015, 06:27 PM
I'll keep both of you in my thoughts and prayers. I hope her other tests come back okay.

rebeccas-sewing
March 13th, 2015, 06:46 PM
You all are so sweet. Thank you. It gives me some comfort to know you'll be praying for us.

K. McEuen
March 13th, 2015, 09:14 PM
Ugh! Good thoughts and prayers to you and your sister.

A friend of mine, his mom had a sore on her tongue. The doctors never paid too close attention to it, even when she asked them about it. Her dentist is the one that told her to see a specialist and he was right. It was the beginning of tongue cancer.

Monique
March 13th, 2015, 09:18 PM
Rebecca, sending you and Diana my prayers.

auntiemern
March 13th, 2015, 09:26 PM
Prayers being said.

asta
March 13th, 2015, 09:29 PM
Ohhh Rebecca, so sorry to hear your sister is having such troubles. Praying for her.

ozziepuppy
March 13th, 2015, 10:33 PM
I am so sorry. Every night I include the forum members in my prayers and will include her also.

Carrie J
March 13th, 2015, 11:01 PM
Rebecca, so very sorry to hear this. Prayers for both your Sister and you, sending Hugs as well.

stationarymom
March 14th, 2015, 01:56 AM
Rebecca I am sorry to hear of your sisters problem.I will def. keep her in my prayers I hope all of her testing comes back with good news.Have you considered skypeing with your sister it will be a lot cheaper than the telephone?

laura44
March 14th, 2015, 03:08 AM
Keeping Diana in my prayers.

Judy, USMC
March 14th, 2015, 03:44 AM
Adding my prayers to the others that all will be able to be resolved for the best.

ceiliam
March 14th, 2015, 03:46 AM
Rebecca, i am so sorry, prayers for your sister, cyber hugs for you.

toggpine
March 14th, 2015, 03:46 AM
I'll add mine to the list.

dlsnaples
March 14th, 2015, 04:57 AM
Oh my! Will definitely hold both of you up in prayer. It must be so difficult to be so far apart at this time.

rebeccas-sewing
March 14th, 2015, 05:16 AM
Joan - Actually, Joe has our phone over here hooked up through the computer so it doesn't cost anything more than if I was calling Diana from California. We needed to set this up so our family could keep in close communication with us at all times. Diana doesn't have internet connection in her house. She's a big reader so when she goes to the library she emails me. (We usually hear from each other at least twice a week.) Both of us like writing so it's fun sort of being penpals. I definitely need to pick up the phone and call her more often now that she's having this trouble. I asked if she wants me to come home but she said it's not necessary. I think going home will depend on what the test results produce. If there is spreading, that will mean more than just surgery. In which case, my time here may be ending much sooner than the fall. I'm hoping all the praying all of you are so kind to do for us will bring negative test results. If they do come back with a negative result, we're just hoping this more aggressive treatment will eliminate the cancer.

SallyO'Sews
March 14th, 2015, 08:12 PM
On it, my quilty friend. Praying for you and your sister. I know it's hard to be so far away when someone you love is going through a trial.

CarolynK
March 15th, 2015, 09:50 AM
So sorry for this news, Rebecca. I will keep you both in my thoughts and prayers and so hoping for negative results on her tests.

Mpyles
March 15th, 2015, 10:30 AM
Prayers for you and your sis Rebecca.

rebeccas-sewing
March 15th, 2015, 10:34 AM
Thanks again everyone. Much appreciated.

WendyI
March 16th, 2015, 09:48 AM
So sorry to hear this about your sister. Sending lots of healing (((HUGS))) your way and hers. xox