Wednesday, July 18, 2012

A Praise Report

I wanted to share some news for those of you who have been praying for Courtney during the past several months. As many of you know, she is a young mother with a cancerous brain tumor. She has been undergoing rigorous chemotherapy after brain surgery. Subsequently, she had follow-up gamma knife radiation surgery a few months ago and has continued with chemotherapy. Every two months, a repeat MRI is performed to check treatment progress. She had her MRI today and met with her doctors at Duke University for results. Her sister posted this report on Courtney's Caring Bridge website page about the visit.

"Wow, we are really feeling good!. Dr. Peters came in with a huge smile on her face and said she was soooo happy with the MRI. The area recently radiated looks even better than it did 2 months ago. The other small area they were watching looks exactly the same, which is good news! There is zero swelling now and the cavity has a defined border which all translates to good news! Dr. Peters was beaming and literally had tears on her eyes because she was so happy with the MRI. She was very pleased with her speech and her ability to adapt with her loss of sensation on right side. We couldn't ask for a better team of doctors and nurses. We even found out that she was considered a "special" patient by Dr. Friedman who did her surgery. Court's 1 year surgery anniversary will be July 25th. Looking back to where she was a year ago, she has since retaught herself to walk and talk and basically do everything she did before the surgery. That is a credit to Courtney's determination, faith and God's ability to heal along with the encouragement and prayers from special people like you all! We feel so blessed today and Courtney and our family thank you all for standing with us!"

There's not much I can add except praise God from whom all blessings flow! Thanks to all the faithful prayer partners who've prayed and will continue to pray.

God bless,
Laura

10 comments:

  1. This filled my heart with such happiness and praise! God is so wonderful. Many praises! So happy for this wonderful young woman

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    1. I feel the same way, Lisann. God answers prayer!

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  2. PRAISE GOD!!! this made me do my happy dance! just told tony and he also is very thankful - we both have been praying! may God continue to bless her and her family! praise God!!!!!!

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    1. Thank you for your faithful prayers, Betty!

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  3. Praise the Lord! Thank you for sharing with us today! God is still in the healing business!!

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  4. Praising God! And thank you Laura, for your faithfulness in praying and getting the needs out so we can pray with and for you.

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    1. You're welcome, Cyn. Praise God for His faithfulness!

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