For those of you keeping up with Steve on Mom's Caring Bridge Site, you already know. For those of you not in the know, Steve had a great appointment with his oncologist, Dr. Fichtel, today.
It was just a few short weeks ago that all appointments - neuro, oncology, cardio, etc - were giving Steve a few months, even a few weeks to live with the reoccurance of his brain tumor. Well, as I like to say "IN YO' FACE BRAIN TUMOR!" Steve is reacting to the Avastin! His tumor is shrinking and those weeks and months are increasing by the day. Hip hip hooray! God is GOOD!
His brain has sustained injury and trauma with the previously rapid growth of the tumor so he has lost more word finding, can be pretty unsteady on his feet and is tired from both the treatment and his brain working in overdrive from the damage. Mom and Steve are trying to find their "new normal" but looks like we'll have the time to do it. We are so grateful to have more time with our sweet Grandy. We are overjoyed.
You can read my mom's beautiful words at: www.caringbridge.org/visit/SteveBoswell