Wednesday, August 18, 2010

MRI Coming Up

Abby's next MRI is in less than a week. Please pray that the tumor has not changed and that we get another 3 months!

She is doing great-no changes in her that we can see. She is excited and a little nervous about going back to St. Jude. She loves it there but hates getting "shots" (IV). She talks about the "shots" a lot and we have actually been practicing lately. She does really good with the IV until the needle comes out so we are practicing NOT LOOKING at the needle. She is going to turn her head and look at her newest stuffed bear instead while I sing her a song. Hopefully it will work. We always put numbing cream on her arm and I really don't think it hurts her but she had some terrible experiences with IVs and blood draws at other hospitals.

Lyla is going with us this time. This will be the last time we go as a family of four. Next time around we will have a newborn baby!

Pray for Abby, pray for Jason and I as this is a very stressful time, and pray for Lyla too! She tends to get overlooked during these visits.


  1. Good luck with your next MRI. I know how stressful this time is.


  2. My name is James Howard and I am a 28 Male in Houston with Gliomatosis Cerebri as well. I was curious if you have a Caring Bridge site and or a direct email. I would like to open up a line of communication with you if possible.

    Thoughts and prayers are with you and look forward to hearing the great news from the MRI!


  3. Praying for Abby and your entire family! Our next MRI is just around the corner. I go through times of peace and times of worry, and circle starts again. Praying for peace, good news, and great health!
    God is good,
    Kellie Beggs

  4. I don't blame her! I hate IV's more than anything! One time I was so anxious about getting one, that I literally passed out. We are praying and hope the MRI looks good!