The head surgeon told us everything went real well in surgery. The mass was hardly attached to anything. He showed us a picture of it. It’s almost the exact size of a volleyball. He said that the way it was twisted and pushing against organs that it is no wonder she was in a lotContinue reading “Oct. 26 – 5:15 PM – Post surgery update”
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Oct. 26 – 11:00 AM – Fair is in surgery
Fair started surgery 1 hour ago. Her spirits were good. She is a brave girl. Surgery could last another 1-3 hours or more. Hopefully the tumor is not connected to surrounding organs and can be removed easily. The surgical team will not know for sure until they are operating. I will try to give anContinue reading “Oct. 26 – 11:00 AM – Fair is in surgery”
October 21 – Update, surgery is scheduled, and prayer requests
I meant to post an update a lot sooner. I know there are a lot of people who care for Fair and are hoping, praying, and believing for a complete recovery. When Fair has her surgery I will definitely be posting more often and keeping you all up to date. The surgery to remove the tumorContinue reading “October 21 – Update, surgery is scheduled, and prayer requests”
September 9 Update – College
Fair is a Baylor Bear! You read that right! After much thought, prayer, and consulting with her parents and some of the faculty and staff at Baylor, Fair has decided to take online classes this fall! She started two weeks ago and though obviously it is a big challenge she is doing well. All herContinue reading “September 9 Update – College”
August 26 – A car for Fair!!!
With the money Fair saved and as a result of many generous donations, Fair was able to buy her first car! She is so happy. It is a 2012 Chrysler 200 with around 101,000 miles on it. It is silver with a black interior. It looks really nice and is in great condition. She isContinue reading “August 26 – A car for Fair!!!”
The Cancer has Shrunk!!!
Fair is halfway done with her chemo now. A CT scan was done on Wednesday that showed the tumors are 50% smaller! One of Fair’s oncologists was very excited to share the news with us and show us how much they have shrunk. Praise God! Thank you for all your prayers. More great news isContinue reading “The Cancer has Shrunk!!!”
August 9 – Update
Fair and I have enjoyed time together in the past playing tennis. A week ago, I bought this bag of tennis balls and gave them to Fair and told her I am challenging her now to some matches in the spring. She is completely on board and said, “Challenge accepted!” As it is currently, theContinue reading “August 9 – Update”
August 4 – Fair’s amazing attitude
Yesterday was Fair’s best day at home. She ate well and did not have to walk gingerly from place to place. It was good to see her doing so well. She is going to be in the hospital from Wednesday through Tuesday to start the 2nd stage of her chemo with the intense infusion. ThankContinue reading “August 4 – Fair’s amazing attitude”
July 31 – Side effects
July 29th and 30th have been a challenge for Fair. For the first time she was hardly able to keep any food, drink, or medicine down. While dealing with this she has also experienced a lot of discomfort from trapped gas and constipation. I have some very good news as well. She has been onContinue reading “July 31 – Side effects”
July 27 – How it has been at home.
Fair has been doing well at home. She is so thankful to be here and has enjoyed interacting with her sister and brothers and being in familiar and happy surroundings. She has been watching a lot of her favorite movies with us and enjoying watching and participating in the fun antics of our family. SheContinue reading “July 27 – How it has been at home.”