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cyndiofthevortex
February 20th, 2016, 05:41 PM
Please keep my brother in your thoughts and prayers. His health is degenerating rapidly. Even in just the past week he has gotten so much weaker.

Here's something from my sister Nancy: "Tom very much enjoys the many cards that arrive each day. The first day he read each one himself, now I open and read them for him. What a comfort they offer. His face just relaxes with peace and joy. Such a gift."

Jean Sewing Machine
February 20th, 2016, 06:06 PM
Cyndi, I'm sorry I didn't get a chance to write your brother. My husband died of brain cancer, so I know the journey and it is rough. I think of you often, and know that Tommy is in my thoughts and prayers.

auntiemern
February 20th, 2016, 06:36 PM
So sorry you all are going through this. I haven't been out much to send his card yet...but should be able to by the first of the week. Prayers for all of you.

GrammaBabs
February 20th, 2016, 07:42 PM
May he rest peacefully, and may you and your family smile with each and every memory of the good times:)) Love you, GF

Bubby
February 20th, 2016, 07:44 PM
My Mom had brain cancer and I know how difficult this time is for Tommy and your family. My prayers are with you.

Monique
February 20th, 2016, 07:54 PM
Thinking of you.

dwil23
February 20th, 2016, 07:57 PM
I have just mailed my card, so I know it hasn't arrived yet. I pray for him and the rest of your every day.

(((HUGS)))

bhaggerty
February 20th, 2016, 09:03 PM
Hang in there! Praying for you guys!

Midge
February 20th, 2016, 09:37 PM
Cyndi, so sorry to hear this. I'm glad he's getting so much pleasure from the cards. I haven't sent one, so I will PM you to get the address.

Simply Quilting
February 20th, 2016, 09:59 PM
Continued prayers for your brother and your family. I was able to get the card in the mail on Tuesday and I hope that it has arrived to him.

LauraP
February 20th, 2016, 10:01 PM
I'm glad we could help him. Remember, when he is smiling it's because he's sitting in God's hand.

EnumclawGramma
February 20th, 2016, 11:37 PM
Continued prayers for your brother. I lost my Dad to brain cancer, I remember the journey. Keeping you and your family close in thought and prayer.

rebeccas-sewing
February 21st, 2016, 12:09 AM
This is so sad, Cyndi. I'm glad to hear our cards are bringing him comfort. We're all praying for him.

pcbatiks
February 21st, 2016, 12:40 AM
Thinking of your brother and your family. Sending prayers too.

Hulamoon
February 21st, 2016, 12:54 AM
So sad to hear. My auntie had it too. Strenght to you Cyndi, and prayers to you all.

mommamarsh
February 21st, 2016, 03:22 AM
Sending thoughts for peace and comfort .

stationarymom
February 21st, 2016, 03:27 AM
Cyndi I'm sorry to hear that things are progressing so quick.Please take this time to make some special memories.

MayinJerset
February 21st, 2016, 07:10 AM
126317Sending a BIG BEAR HUGS for Tommy, you and the rest of the family.

Grandma Nan
February 21st, 2016, 09:56 AM
Thinking of you Cyndi. Hope in some small way that the cards help Tommy know that there are many people wishing him the best.

Tina W
February 21st, 2016, 11:18 AM
Prayers for your family and your brother.

songbird857
February 21st, 2016, 12:17 PM
Continuing to pray for your family, Cyndi - hugs :)

ceiliam
February 21st, 2016, 12:20 PM
Prayers for you and your family

EsGrandma
February 21st, 2016, 12:27 PM
Prayers going up for dear Tommy and his family

sewbizzy
February 21st, 2016, 04:10 PM
Cyndi, I'm sending prayers each day

judimccl
February 21st, 2016, 10:56 PM
Prayers said for Tommy and for the family- may God wrap his arms around you and give you some comfort.

amartin24
February 22nd, 2016, 12:01 PM
Prayers for comfort and peace! It's very hard at this stage - just went through it with my Mom.

cyndiofthevortex
February 22nd, 2016, 12:38 PM
It is terribly hard, especially for my sister Nancy, who has been caring for him in her home since October when he got the diagnosis. He is now in a rehab center as the left side of his body is barely functioning. She speaks of being a failure, for not being able to keep caring for him at home. But she has done everything anyone could do for our brother.

Tommy only wants to lay in bed and rest. It is hard to get him up to dress, shower and eat. They have had to stop PT but still want him to spend some time sitting in the sun, which he so enjoys. He says he is not in pain.

Tommy has one last MRI on Tuesday. We'll learn the results on Thursday. Pray especially that Nancy will be emotionally ready to hear what the oncologist has to tell us. She is worn and fragile right now and I worry for her. I know the end is almost here.

MRoy
February 22nd, 2016, 12:39 PM
Cyndi, you are all in my thoughts and prayers. (((HUGS)))

Grey Lady
February 22nd, 2016, 01:04 PM
My heart goes out to you, Cyndi. My prayers will be for all of your family.

judimccl
February 22nd, 2016, 02:16 PM
I will pray for Tommy to have a peaceful passing if that is God's plan for him. And will say prayers for Nancy and the whole family as you all go through this very emotional time. God bless.

geegeequilts
February 26th, 2016, 11:51 AM
Cyndi
I was wondering if you got the MRI results back yet? Still praying for you and your family.

Gina

jjkaiser
February 27th, 2016, 01:46 AM
Cyndi, any news on the MRI results yet? Don't forget we are all with you in spirit. Hang on. If you need to vent we are here.