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We have learned that my wife Brenda has developed blood cancer called Myelodysplastic Syndrome.this is a Bone Marrow disease that has four levels of severity: low, intermediate, high and very high. Unfortunately, Brenda was diagnosed at the very high level.The average survival rate for this level is .8 months (9.6 months.). She will soon start a regimen of a low impact Chemo, designed to make her comfortable and reduce the number of blood transfusions she may need.prayers will be greatly appreciated.
So sorry to hear this Robin. You both will have Pat and my prayers.
Please remind Brenda that she will have a community behind her in her hour of need.
Pat and I are not afraid to ask for a miracle and I call on our community do to do
May god be with you both.
John and Pat
Robin, miracles happen and Chris and I will pray for one for Brenda. Please let her know we, and so many others, will be pulling for her. Let us know how her treatments go, please.
Randy and Chris
Robin, I am so sorry to hear about Brenda's illness. I can empathize as my wife had leukemia and went through a similar process. I can only offer you both my full support and am here for anything that may be helpful to you. Take care my friend.
This is truly devastating news. Deb and I send our prayers to you and Brenda. God will hold you in his hands and give you strength and comfort.
Robin, please tell Brenda that Joan and I are praying for her. Miracles do happen and we are praying for Brenda to receive God's healing. Our prayers also go out to you and the family during this difficult time. God be with you.
Rick and Joan
Robin and Brenda,
Know that miracles do happen; and there is a separate one that always happenes, and it will again.
That miracle is the fact that neither of you will ever be alone. You will forever be together in thoughts and memories.
This I am sure of. - Ed Smock
Sorry to hear this Robin! Suzy and I will be sending our thoughts and prayers…
Robin, we are truly sorry to hear such terrible news. But as so many others have said, we too believe in miracles and will be praying for one in this case. Stay strong and believe that miracles do happen.
Robin, my thoughts and prayers are with you and Brenda. I’ll pray for her recovery.
I don't get on here often enough but I want to share a similar situation we were in. November 2021 our PCM called me at 6:40 AM and said Barb's labs were very disturbing and that he was setting her up an appointment with a cancer specialist. We had that appointment and they said Barb had Lymphoma and that they wanted to check her labs weekly, attend a "Living with cancer" education class and see her doctor weekly. Talk about taking your breath away, we were equally devastated as well. A month later she was scheduled to begin her chemo treatments but the doctor said she noticed that Barb's copper levels were extremely low and that could cause faulty blood readings so she started taking a copper supplement. Chemo was put on hold and her weekly labs showed her copper levels were increasing. After a month and a half her copper was in the normal range and her blood counts were also back to normal. We were ecstatic and so thankful for all the prayers expressed for her. I'm certainly not implying that this could also be possible in Brenda's case but it was nearly a month into Barb's situation that the doctor decided to check her copper level. Apparently copper levels are not in regular labs unless asked for. We're praying for you and Brenda. God Bless!
We are so sorry to hear about Brenda's condition. Please tell her the she is in our thoughts and prayers.
Rick & Namiko
Robin, very sorry to hear this news, it makes you briefly stop breathing. Both of you stay strong and hold onto each other. Hugs my friend.
Robin and Brenda,
So very sorry to hear of this sad news. I just returned from an extended vacation far from home and was not on the website for quite some time. Please accept my heartfelt prayers for both of you in this time of need. Stay strong, keep informed and fighting this terrible illness. With the help of prayers from so many, the skilled healthcare workers, family, friends and God's all powerful spirit, you are in good hands. May God comfort and care for you.
Shocked, Robin! All my prayers are with you.
So sorry to hear about this. Give her a hug from Chris and I, and know that she is in our thoughts and prayers.