October 31st, 2018 News 1 Comment

Mom and Dad didn’t get a lot of sleep last night due to multiple interruptions. Physical Therapy came in before breakfast this morning and worked with dad on a few exercises and dad was able to use the walker to walk around the room and he sat up in the chair for a few minutes. […]

October 30th, 2018 News 1 Comment

Overall Dad had a very good day. He and mom were able to get about five hours of uninterrupted sleep last night, and that alone does wonders for the body. The pain today has stayed consistently around an 7-8 with the occasional drop down to a 6. The only time of intensely severe pain was […]

October 29th, 2018 News 3 Comments

Both Mom and Dad slept for about 4hours at a stretch last night (Saturday 10/27) and until about 12 noon today (Sunday 10/28) his pain was the lowest it has been – around a 7. Dad was able to eat a full breakfast and livestream part of our church’s morning service. Around 12 noon his […]

October 28th, 2018 News No Comments

We met with the neurologist first thing this morning and both he and the other doctors agree that we need to get Dad off of the heavy narcotic pain killer. As long as he is on the narcotic, we will never truly be able to pinpoint the cause of his headache pain. So today they […]

October 27th, 2018 News 4 Comments

Not much has changed today. Dad’s pain is still far from being tolerable. He has hovered around an 8-9 all day with several spikes into the 10+ scale. Dad did go for his second of five whole-brain radiation treatments and now he has tomorrow (Saturday 10/27) and Sunday (10/28) to rest without treatments. So far […]

October 26th, 2018 News No Comments

Dad’s headache pain has stayed the same and has not gotten better with medication; rather it has spiked more severely and more frequently today (Thursday, 10/25) than what it has in the past. After assessing his symptoms and lack of response to the medication, all of the medical teams were in agreement to start radiation […]

October 25th, 2018 News 4 Comments

We just got the biopsy report back and it confirmed that it is malignant melanoma. They are doing an additional test to look for a mutation in the melanoma which will determine the proper course of treatment needed. We have been told that there are very good melanoma specialists here in Charlotte and Dad will […]

October 25th, 2018 News No Comments

On Sunday 10/21, my Dad (Barry) was taken to the Emergency Room in Shelby, NC with extreme headaches and nausea/vomiting. After running several CT scans and an MRI, he was diagnosed with multiple tumors in the brain, and multiple tumors in the abdomen and pelvis. He was transferred to Carolina’s Medical Center in Charlotte, NC […]

May 23rd, 2018 News 3 Comments

Now that we are back in the States, we wanted to send out our new contact information and ask that you update you records to reflect these changes.  This information will remain current until we move to Newfoundland. Please update your records for us with the following information below: Contact Phone Number: cell: 207-385-7376 Temporary […]

May 19th, 2018 News 4 Comments

Thank you to all who upheld us in your prayers as we departed Krasnoyarsk and traveled back to the United States.   The Lord’s provision and protection was evident from the very beginning and all glory goes to Him for a very good trip back.  Each leg of the trip was the best flight that […]