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Prayers on surgery (update)
« on: July 07, 2014, 10:41:22 PM »
So I went to the neurologist against last week and had a new one--my old one has moved on to bigger and better things, resigning, and I will miss him. The new one is older and likely more experienced but I miss my last one. Anway, my new one talked to me about brain surgery or my seizures and said I am not a good candidate but we are ordering pretty much all brain scans from MRI to PET. The reason is my seizures are located in the rear of the brain it seems, which is not very operable because of the dangers it could cause to my basic functions. But he said we will do the tests on the brain to see nevertheless. Please pray for me. I want surgery as it is the only real option to stop the seizures--even then it might not, but it is the most likely to stop them. But for now he is saying it looks like medication and maybe what is the equivalent of a pacemaker, a device inserted in the brain to control the seizures, a neurostimulator. It will not stop them completely if that ends up being the option. I really want to be able to live a normal live. It is so hard now after five years to remember what it is like to live a normal life--to drive and not live in fear of having a seizure. Someone my dad knows had a bad one and died after having an aneurysm and being on life support. He was only 31....keep me in your prayers. Surgery is the best option, but it all depends on the brain tests.....pray things work out for corrective surgery.
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2014, 10:45:19 PM »
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2014, 10:49:53 PM »
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2014, 11:30:53 PM »
I am praying for a miracle.

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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #4 on: July 08, 2014, 12:23:02 AM »
Lord, have mercy on wainscottbl .
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2014, 07:58:56 AM »
Lord, have mercy on wainscottbl.

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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2014, 04:50:56 PM »
So I went to the neurologist against last week and had a new one--my old one has moved on to bigger and better things, resigning, and I will miss him. The new one is older and likely more experienced but I miss my last one. Anway, my new one talked to me about brain surgery or my seizures and said I am not a good candidate but we are ordering pretty much all brain scans from MRI to PET. The reason is my seizures are located in the rear of the brain it seems, which is not very operable because of the dangers it could cause to my basic functions. But he said we will do the tests on the brain to see nevertheless. Please pray for me. I want surgery as it is the only real option to stop the seizures--even then it might not, but it is the most likely to stop them. But for now he is saying it looks like medication and maybe what is the equivalent of a pacemaker, a device inserted in the brain to control the seizures, a neurostimulator. It will not stop them completely if that ends up being the option. I really want to be able to live a normal live. It is so hard now after five years to remember what it is like to live a normal life--to drive and not live in fear of having a seizure. Someone my dad knows had a bad one and died after having an aneurysm and being on life support. He was only 31....keep me in your prayers. Surgery is the best option, but it all depends on the brain tests.....pray things work out for corrective surgery.

Any updates?

Lord have mercy.
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #7 on: September 15, 2014, 10:52:24 PM »
No updates. I go for a neuropsychological exam on Thursday for further looking into testing. And then I go back to the neurologist next month where he will likely increase my medicine. I just got the results on my blood work back because he wanted to go up on my medicine.
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #8 on: September 15, 2014, 10:57:04 PM »
Lord have mercy on Brandon. 

For Your Glory - Glorify Your Name.

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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #9 on: September 16, 2014, 12:15:29 AM »
Continued prayers. Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #10 on: September 16, 2014, 01:25:57 AM »
Lord have mercy.
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
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Translated from the Russian by E. Kadloubovksy and G.E.H. Palmer, Faber and Faber, London, Boston, 1992 printing.

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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #11 on: September 16, 2014, 01:27:34 AM »
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #12 on: September 16, 2014, 01:45:36 AM »
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #13 on: September 16, 2014, 02:08:13 AM »
O' Lord Jesus Christ, Divine Physician, Healer of Souls - See to wainscott on his health, may he have a successful surgery. Amen
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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2014, 07:51:33 AM »
Continued prayers -

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Re: Prayers on surgery (update)
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2014, 09:37:50 AM »
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