Tuesday, December 9, 2008

And So I Wait

This is normally my day to participate in Heads or Tails but today I just can't get my head around the topic so I'm going to leave it be this week.

Instead I'm waiting. I'm waiting along with all the teachers I work with to hear the results of the brain surgery that one of our fourth grade students has/is undergoing. We probably won't hear anything until in the morning.

This child went home from school early on Friday complaining of a headache. As the story goes on Sunday he told his mom he still had the headache and couldn't see out of his left eye (or it could have been the right eye I'm sure it matters to the doctors, but not to my tale). His mom took him in to their local doctor on Monday morning. Monday evening he was admitted to Texas Children's Hospital in Galveston and there the family received confirmation that he has a brain tumor.

He was taken to surgery at 12:00 noon. We were told by family members that the surgery would last from 3 to 8 hours depending on many variables. So I wait a minor player in this child's life but as a major player in the prayers that have been said for him, his surgeons, and his family.

Please, if you pray put Rudy and his family on your prayer list. This is one of those sweet, conscientious students who has a ready smile and a willing spirit to attempt whatever is assigned him.

9 comments:

happilyretired said...

I'll be praying for Rudy, his family, you and all those who know and care about Rudy's well-being ...
Hugs and blessings,

Losing Myself said...

Will gladly put Rudy, his family and the doctors and all who know him, especially the other children on my prayer list.
Keep us posted.

Yasmin said...

This is so sad..adding Rudy to our prayer list and pray that he has a speedy recovery and that the tumor isn't malignant.
xoxo

Julie said...

Definitely will keep Rudy in my thoughts. I hope everything is okay.

Ladykli said...

OOOHHH Patsy how sad. I will most definitely pray for this little boy, his family and doctors. I knew a boy many years ago that had to have brain surgery and he came out fine so I am going to see that as a postive sign. Please do keep us posted.

I was going to post the receipe you wanted but it doesn't seem the right thing to do here. I'll post it later on my blog. Kelly

Vixen said...

I will say many prayers for him and his family. I can only imagine what a shock his family must be going through.

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Losing Myself said...

Have you had any news? Please update us on Rudy's condition.
Thanks sis.

Momisodes said...

That is so terrifying.
I'm so sorry to hear. I will certainly keep him and his family in my thoughts and prayers.