Haleystitan Posted September 25, 2008 Share Posted September 25, 2008 Hi all. I've been wanting to stop in and say hi for a few weeks now and things went seriously down hill fast for mom and I. I truly don't know where I left off, but mom's story now is bleak. We still have hope but the doctor's and her body don't seem to have so much hope. She now has metastasis all throughout her body, including her kidney, liver, clavical and back in her brain. She also may now have breast cancer! The good news is we are in Chicago with the rest of her family. Before we were able to get here though she had another stop in the hospital because the tumors on her liver had caused an internal bleed and she had to have something in the liver embolized. I apologize if my terminology is off. She was doing much better but in the past few days things are looking down again. Her legs and ankles are incredible swollen. There are so many large tumors on her liver the reports don't say anything other than numerous and her oncologist is fearing that her liver is giving out on her. If that is the case she will receive no chemotherapy. I am sad because I wanted her to get to Chicago sooner for treatment and she just couldn't come to peace with leaving Sacramento. Now in just weeks we are faced with this horrible news. She is back on her Decadron because of the tumors still being there after radiation. Good news there is her headaches haven't returned and her pain seems to be focused on her stomach, gut, abdomen areas. We've been fighting a lot lately. It upsets me a lot, she seems to be very negative unless she's talking to someone she's trying to impress like her parents. She fights with my sister and I on a regular basis, is this normal? I've asked her to see a therapist she says she doesn't need to, I've recommended a church she says she will, I really don't know what else to do. I don't want her to pass and us not be on good terms, but to be honest we are on really horrible terms now. There's probably a lot that goes along with that but I worry that we won't resolve our issues before she passes. You guys were all so helpful at the beginning of this journey, I was having trouble logging on for a while, hopefully I've got i all figured out now! I have a feeling I'm going to be in need of your wisdom again. I hope peace and wellness has touched everyone else out there. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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