Thursday, January 29, 2009

Great News!

The day is finally over and things went great. The MRI results were slow coming and we had to wait for 3 hours until they were ready and Dawson was quite the nightmare from the drugs but I would wait again to get such great results!
Let me break it down:
NO TUMOR, again no TUMOR!
Hydrochepalus is stable, which means there is still an excess of fluid and his ventricles are still large (that will never change) but it has not increased! YEA!
His body seems to be handling the extra fluid well over the last six months so as of right now it is just a watch and see game. At any given point his body can start to reject the excess fluid and then we would have to intervene but as of right now things are great.
I, we are relieved beyond belief. It was almost hard to hear the good news because I had prepared myself to hear terrible news, so after the shock has worn off I feel great!
Unless trouble arises from the hydro we are not set to scan again for 6-12 months. In the world of brain tumors this is very exciting news, very encouraging and comes with great optimism. :)
After such a long day everyone including Brielle, took a much needed nap!

Thanks to everyone who has been thinking about us! Now I do not have to worry for 6-12 months!


Jill Duncan said...

Yeah! I'm so happy for you guys, what a relief. Dawson is just the cutest little boy, and I hope he, and the rest of your family, continue to stay healthy!!!!!

Kati said...

That's fantanstic news Kristin! Glad you can breathe a little easier for a while.

Mary Ann said...

What great news!!!

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Jana and Family said...

That's fantastick! I am relieved right along with you! He has always had a soft spot with me.