Monday, June 13, 2011

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone for your kind comments.  I could really feel the love flowing from the blogosphere.  I got a lot of blog hits this past week and even a couple of new followers. 
Source:  weheartit
So...  It's official, my father has liver cancer.  He's already survived kidney and skin cancer but I don't think he's going to be able to pull through this one.  We've already been told it's very agressive and incurable.  It can be slowed but not cured. 

He's been released from the hospital and is now at a rehab center for physical therapy to rebuild his strength.  We're not sure how long he'll be there; he's still very weak.  He's doing significantly better though and is about 95% coherent now with only mild confusion. 

We're waiting for the oncologist to contact us to go in and discuss his options.  My mom didn't even want to do the biopsy but I was very insistent on it.  My father was not in a position at the time to be making medical decisions for himself  and I'm listed as second on his medical power of attorney so I won that fight.  I just want to know in my heart that when he passes, that we were informed of all of his options and that we did everything we could for him. 

I don't know when I'll get to blog again but I just wanted to say thank you to everyone for all of your support and your kind comments.  I'll get around to visiting everyone when I can.

32 showed me some love:

Zona said...

We'll be thinking of you all!! Sending lots of positive vibes to you.

Wags and hugs,
Zona and Jill (Zona's mom)

the booker man said...

miss sprinkles,

i totally wish cancer got cancer 'n died, too!!
you did good insistin' that the doctors do the biopsy thingie to figure out exactly what kind of cancer your daddy has so he can get the best treatment possible.
pretty please pass on some gooey nose kisses from me 'n asa and some huggles from mama to your daddy.

the booker man

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Dear Friend,
You are in our hearts and prayers... as is All of your family. We are here when you need us.
SINCERELY, Frankie and Mom/Lana

♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥ said...

We are very sorry to hear this news. We will keep you and your dad in our thoughts and prayers. Cancer sucks bigtime. We hope a cure is found soon.

Finn said...

Wishing your father and your family strength at this time! Keeping you all in our prayers and thoughts.

The Daily Pip said...

Oh no, I think I missed a post. I am so very sorry to hear the news about your father. My paws are crossed for a miracle and I am sending you lots of yorkie love.

Your pal,Pip

Scooter said...

Hello, Sprinkles.
I am sending you my warmest loving thoughts and healing vibes to your dad. I'll be thinking of you.
Grr and Woof,
Sarge, COP

Erin said...

I am so sorry to hear about your dad. Stay positive!

Lorenza said...

I wish your wish!
Your Dad and you and your family are in our thoughts.
Take care
Kisses and hugs

Sandra said...

Look at you dealing with a major life altering event and still visiting your bloggy buddies...take care and know that you are in a supportive community!

Adien Crafts said...

Thinking of you all, {{big hugs}} from here, Dex & Lou xxx

koko said...

Be strong, wyldechylde... and we'll be thinking of you.

Licks, hero

Melissa said...

Oh sprinkles. :( {hugs}

Kristen said...

Oh my friend... I'm so sorry I haven't been around and it took me so long to comment on your news.
I am so sorry. I wish I could say more, do more. Can I help? Is there anything I can do from far away... name and it and I will do it.
And know that if nothing else, I will say lots of prayers for your daddy.
Just love him. When medicine can't do what we want it to, just fall back on love.

Maggie Mae and Max said...

Thinking of all of you and sending you love and prayers.

Janelle and Maggie Mae

Cheryl, Indiana, Shingo and Molly said...

Hang in there!! Good thoughts and many prayers to you and your family!

Woofs and Kisses!
The Fiesty Three

Velvet Over Steel said...

I just read your comment on my blog; don't worry about that; we ALL understand and are just cooncerned about your dad, family and esp. You!!!
I'm praying for you All and care very much. Take care my friend!!!!

Lots of Hugs and Love,

Diana Chiew said...

So very sorry to hear this. Be strong and please know that you are in our thoughts!

The Life of Riley said...

You and your family are in our thoughts.

Riley (and his human)

Meg said...

Cancer really does blow! I am praying for your Dad and all you guys. Keep in touch when you get the ability to..

Nadine, Chewy and Lilibell said...

Hang in there and stay strong. You are in my thoughts and prayers. We'll all still be here when you are ready to come back.

Hugs, Nadine

Zuzana said...

Oh my dear friend, I just returned from an unscheduled break, having spend the most wonderful time I can ever recall with the love of my life and now I feel so sad when I return to read this post...
I am so very, very, very sorry to hear this and my heart is breaking for you.
I am sending you and your family my thoughts and prayers to get you through this very difficult time...
Much love,

Doris Sturm said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your dad's cancer. That must be devastating! My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family!

Kim@stuffcould.... said...

Yes be with your father and not worry about blogging. We will be here praying for you...

Golden Woofs! SUGAR said...

Woof! Woof! Good to hear a comment from you yesterday. YES the Big C is not a good fro both human n dogs. Sending you lots of Golden Thoughts n LOVE. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

jen said...

I am so sorry to hear about your dad. I wish the best for you and your family through this difficult time.
We will be keeping your dad in our prayers

Jen said...

Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh! Oh my gosh! I'll send prayers your way!!!

Let me know if you need anything.

Love ya!


(oh, and LOVED you comments today... agreed 1000%!)

♥ Sallie said...

Sorry to hear about your daddy. We will send positive vibes his way.

((((((Big Hug)))))))

The Rantings of a Drama Queen's Mum said...

Yes, we're all thinking about you & your family.

Deborah said...

OMG, I am so sorry to read this. You know we are all praying for you and your family.

Katie S said...

Apparently I'm behind in reading posts...I don't remember reading this one...I'm really sorry about your dad!!

Sending prayers your way!!

AndreaLeigh said...

Again, I'm so sorry about your dad. What is his name? I want to add you all to my prayer list.

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