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Prayer request for my mom
10/09/05 | me

Posted on 10/09/2005 7:34:01 PM PDT by baseballfanjm

My mom has been in the hospital with a respiratory infection for almost a week, and we learned today that doctors have found cancer. We don't know what type at this point (I don't believe it's at all related to the infection), or how serious it is, but the news was devastating. In addition, she has to battle this respiratory illness, which has been bad.

I'm praying constantly, as are the rest of my family. Cancer has killed two of my aunts and my grandfather, and this news hits everyone in my family hard. Relatives are coming to visit from all over the country, and I'm really thankful for it. We need family right now.

Please, pray for my mom.

We're all going to just put our trust in God and have hope that things will work out

I apologize if this post isn't coherent, but my mind is numb right now.


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To: baseballfanjm

Thanks for updating us...

Prayers continuing...ever & ever.


121 posted on 10/10/2005 3:00:08 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (Now looking for a doll doctor! Is there a doctor in the house? Hello? Anyone there?)
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To: baseballfanjm

Prayers going up.


122 posted on 10/10/2005 3:06:06 PM PDT by P.O.E. (.)
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To: baseballfanjm

I'm so sorry you're going through this rough time. I'm sure you are a real blessing for your Mom, and you'll provide strength and comfort for her. There's just nothing like a daughter! Take care of yourself, stay positive, and keep us posted.


123 posted on 10/10/2005 3:07:27 PM PDT by YaYa123 (@ God Bless President Bush As the MSM and Democrats Seek To Destroy Him.com)
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To: baseballfanjm

Adding prayers...


124 posted on 10/10/2005 4:27:30 PM PDT by NewCenturions
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To: baseballfanjm

Prayers offered for her and for you also.


125 posted on 10/10/2005 4:28:22 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Nagin Cried, People died.)
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To: YaYa123

Not that it matters a whole lot, but I'm a guy. :)


126 posted on 10/10/2005 5:46:31 PM PDT by baseballfanjm
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To: All

Anyway, I won't lie, I felt much better today than I did yesterday. After the initial shock, I do realize the blessings; my family, the fact that my mom is in good medical care, and that she has numerous family, friends, and others who care who are praying.

I'll continue to stay hopeful, and I ask the rest of you to keep praying. God bless.


127 posted on 10/10/2005 5:52:36 PM PDT by baseballfanjm
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To: baseballfanjm

Did I give you a giggle? I hope so.


128 posted on 10/10/2005 6:23:49 PM PDT by YaYa123 (@ God Bless President Bush As the MSM and Democrats Seek To Destroy Him.com)
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To: baseballfanjm

a prayer bump


129 posted on 10/10/2005 7:16:01 PM PDT by getmeouttaPalmBeachCounty_FL (Undocumented border patrol agent.)
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To: baseballfanjm
Prayers of healing and a full recovery for your Mom, BBJim.

And for you and the rest of your family for strength and God's guidance.

Take care,

130 posted on 10/10/2005 7:28:02 PM PDT by kstewskis ("I don't know what I know, but I know that it's big".....Jerry Fletcher)
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To: baseballfanjm

Remember, O most gracious Virgin Mary, that never was it known that anyone who fled to thy protection, implored thy help, or sought thy intercession was left unaided. Inspired with this confidence, I fly unto thee, O Virgin of virgins, my Mother. To thee I come, before thee I stand, sinful and sorrowful. O Mother of the Word Incarnate, despise not my petitions but in thy mercy hear and answer me. Amen. (The Memorare, Prayer of St. Bernard to Our Lady)

Dear Baseball...Your dear mom and your whole family are in my daily prayers.


131 posted on 10/11/2005 1:42:31 AM PDT by LadyPhoenix (One day, through the Rosary and the Scapular, I will save the world. - Our Lady to Blessed Alan)
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To: Cindy

God comfort and strengthen your family and shelter your Mom under His mighty wings...Holy Mary, Mother of Our Lord, please intervene on behalf of this mother who is needed and beloved by her family, as she struggles against this attack from within. And if it be Your will, O Lord, give her the victory.


132 posted on 10/11/2005 4:18:40 AM PDT by KateatRFM
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To: baseballfanjm

Our thoughts and prayers are with your mom, you and your family. I lost my MIL two years ago after her battle, I hope and pray that your mom's fight will be successful!

Best FRegards,
Lone, Mrs.Lone & family


133 posted on 10/11/2005 12:32:43 PM PDT by LoneGOPinCT (Pats. UConn Hoops. Bush. UConn Football. Red Sox! Patriots Again. Anyone need me to root for a team?)
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To: baseballfanjm

Just another prayer BUMP for your Mom and you and your family...!!


134 posted on 10/11/2005 9:53:28 PM PDT by Bradís Gramma (ABT!!!!)
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To: baseballfanjm

Prayers for you and your mom.


135 posted on 10/11/2005 9:54:55 PM PDT by mysterio
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To: baseballfanjm

Prayers Ascending for your Mom, for you, and your Entire Family.


136 posted on 10/12/2005 10:30:59 AM PDT by Kitty Mittens
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Well, word from the doctors is that my mom is on the early road to recovery from her respiratory illness, which is the first step getting fully better. Any positive news about her condition is good.


137 posted on 10/12/2005 8:24:40 PM PDT by baseballfanjm
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To: baseballfanjm

Prayers for you Mom.

Hang in there and contact us if or when you feel low.


138 posted on 10/12/2005 8:25:58 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (Lord, help me with me, I ask so little of you...really..)
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To: baseballfanjm

baseballfanjm, I pray that Jesus surrounds your mom and all her family with the healing white light He freely gives. Thank You God for the strenghth You give us. Thank You God for the Love that heals. We trust in You. You gave Your life for us. Thy will be done. We are mere mortals have mercy on us. Amen


139 posted on 10/12/2005 8:53:17 PM PDT by AmericaUnite
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Well, some more info today:

Just so you all know, my mom was initially hospitalized with a very small blood leakage in the brain, and kept at the hospital with her lung illness, and in treating the lung illness the doctors found cancer. At first, the doctors were concerned that the blood leakage was cancer related, but we learned today that they no longer believe so. They still don't know what caused the leakage (which was minor, but was causing my mom to hallucinate and cause faintness), and there isn't %100 certainty that it isn't cancer related, but that's the belief.

They believe that the cancer is on the lung (which I hadn't known before), but the hope is that it is isolated and contained to one lung. Doctors are working on the best treatments for when she recovers from her respiratory illness, so we'll be praying some more for a fast recovery from her illness so that doctors can get to work on the cancer.

Thanks again for all the prayers and good thoughts. There were so many potentially worse pieces of news that we could've recieved that we're all sort of relieved that the news today, considering the circumstances, was good,


140 posted on 10/14/2005 6:56:35 PM PDT by baseballfanjm
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