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Brents battle

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    sharmon
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      is almost over.  he is in hopsice in ohio.  oxygen to 60.  blood pressure is low and his temperature is low,  heres the kicker.  after not having anti pd 1 since the end of jan and his tumors growing in feb,, they are now shrinking and he is to sick to move from hospice to any kink of nursing care for iv fluid or any kind of oxygen to help him live.  I can see the big tumor almost down to nothing and the the smaller one on his flank is gone.  they will not consider that at this point there is anything that can be done since his system is shutting

      is almost over.  he is in hopsice in ohio.  oxygen to 60.  blood pressure is low and his temperature is low,  heres the kicker.  after not having anti pd 1 since the end of jan and his tumors growing in feb,, they are now shrinking and he is to sick to move from hospice to any kink of nursing care for iv fluid or any kind of oxygen to help him live.  I can see the big tumor almost down to nothing and the the smaller one on his flank is gone.  they will not consider that at this point there is anything that can be done since his system is shutting down. 

      the lesson from this is to not go to hospice care after an immuntheraphy because it can take some time to work. 

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        POW
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          Oh, Sharmon! I am so sorry to hear that Brent is failing! You two are such a great team and have been such an inspiration to the rest of us. Please try to resist the temptation to look back and second-guess yourself. You made the best decisions you could with the information you had at the time. As far as I know, all of your decisions were excellent. And really, we none of us know if our final outcomes would have been any different if we had made other choices along the way. Melanoma is viscious and everything really rests in God's hands, anyway.

          I will be praying for both Brent and you to find peace and serenity.  

          POW
          Participant

            Oh, Sharmon! I am so sorry to hear that Brent is failing! You two are such a great team and have been such an inspiration to the rest of us. Please try to resist the temptation to look back and second-guess yourself. You made the best decisions you could with the information you had at the time. As far as I know, all of your decisions were excellent. And really, we none of us know if our final outcomes would have been any different if we had made other choices along the way. Melanoma is viscious and everything really rests in God's hands, anyway.

            I will be praying for both Brent and you to find peace and serenity.  

            POW
            Participant

              Oh, Sharmon! I am so sorry to hear that Brent is failing! You two are such a great team and have been such an inspiration to the rest of us. Please try to resist the temptation to look back and second-guess yourself. You made the best decisions you could with the information you had at the time. As far as I know, all of your decisions were excellent. And really, we none of us know if our final outcomes would have been any different if we had made other choices along the way. Melanoma is viscious and everything really rests in God's hands, anyway.

              I will be praying for both Brent and you to find peace and serenity.  

              awillett1991
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                Prayers for you all for peace at this time. Thank you for sharing.

                Amy

                awillett1991
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                  Prayers for you all for peace at this time. Thank you for sharing.

                  Amy

                  awillett1991
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                    Prayers for you all for peace at this time. Thank you for sharing.

                    Amy

                    Janet Lee
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                      Although I have not been part of the MRF Family for very long, one becomes initiated to the heartbreak of this disease very quickly. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you and Brent at this time. Godspeed.

                      Janet Lee

                      Janet Lee
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                        Although I have not been part of the MRF Family for very long, one becomes initiated to the heartbreak of this disease very quickly. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you and Brent at this time. Godspeed.

                        Janet Lee

                        Janet Lee
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                          Although I have not been part of the MRF Family for very long, one becomes initiated to the heartbreak of this disease very quickly. My heartfelt thoughts and prayers to you and Brent at this time. Godspeed.

                          Janet Lee

                          Phil S
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                            Sharmon, So sorry to hear your news, hope Brent passes peacefully! He sure put up a tough fight, another true warrior! Prayers being said for your family. God bless, Valerie (Phil’s wife)
                            Phil S
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                              Sharmon, So sorry to hear your news, hope Brent passes peacefully! He sure put up a tough fight, another true warrior! Prayers being said for your family. God bless, Valerie (Phil’s wife)
                              Phil S
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                                Sharmon, So sorry to hear your news, hope Brent passes peacefully! He sure put up a tough fight, another true warrior! Prayers being said for your family. God bless, Valerie (Phil’s wife)
                                Owl
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                                  Dear Sharmon,

                                  my thaughts are with you, Brent and your family. I admire your strength. Please, no regrets, you are such a devotional caregiver to Brent.

                                  Keep you in my thaughts, Jenny

                                  Owl
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                                    Dear Sharmon,

                                    my thaughts are with you, Brent and your family. I admire your strength. Please, no regrets, you are such a devotional caregiver to Brent.

                                    Keep you in my thaughts, Jenny

                                    Owl
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                                      Dear Sharmon,

                                      my thaughts are with you, Brent and your family. I admire your strength. Please, no regrets, you are such a devotional caregiver to Brent.

                                      Keep you in my thaughts, Jenny

                                      NYKaren
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                                        Dearest Sharmon, you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

                                        Karen

                                        NYKaren
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                                          Dearest Sharmon, you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

                                          Karen

                                          NYKaren
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                                            Dearest Sharmon, you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

                                            Karen

                                            vicuk
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                                              So very sorry. Don't know what else to say apart from thinking of you both.

                                              vicuk
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                                                So very sorry. Don't know what else to say apart from thinking of you both.

                                                vicuk
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                                                  So very sorry. Don't know what else to say apart from thinking of you both.

                                                  Jim M.
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                                                    Sharon and Brent,

                                                      You are in my thoughts and prayers. You are such wonderful people. Few words make any sense during a time like this. You have impacted me and many people. I pray for God's peace upon both of you as well as His strength and His guidance.

                                                     Jim M.

                                                    Jim M.
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                                                      Sharon and Brent,

                                                        You are in my thoughts and prayers. You are such wonderful people. Few words make any sense during a time like this. You have impacted me and many people. I pray for God's peace upon both of you as well as His strength and His guidance.

                                                       Jim M.

                                                      Jim M.
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                                                        Sharon and Brent,

                                                          You are in my thoughts and prayers. You are such wonderful people. Few words make any sense during a time like this. You have impacted me and many people. I pray for God's peace upon both of you as well as His strength and His guidance.

                                                         Jim M.

                                                        Ali
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                                                          I am very sorry to hear this.  You guys have fought a tough battle.  Prayers.

                                                          Ali

                                                          Ali
                                                          Participant

                                                            I am very sorry to hear this.  You guys have fought a tough battle.  Prayers.

                                                            Ali

                                                            Ali
                                                            Participant

                                                              I am very sorry to hear this.  You guys have fought a tough battle.  Prayers.

                                                              Ali

                                                                deardad
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                                                                  Sharmon I'm sorry to hear that Brent is loosing his battle. Thoughts are with you.

                                                                  Nahmi from Melbourne

                                                                  deardad
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                                                                    Sharmon I'm sorry to hear that Brent is loosing his battle. Thoughts are with you.

                                                                    Nahmi from Melbourne

                                                                    deardad
                                                                    Participant

                                                                      Sharmon I'm sorry to hear that Brent is loosing his battle. Thoughts are with you.

                                                                      Nahmi from Melbourne

                                                                    gabsound
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                                                                      Sharmon,

                                                                      I’m so sorry to hear that Brent appears to coming to the end of his battle. You two have fought so hard. Your husband is so blessed to have you by his side through this journey. I hope his passing will be peaceful.

                                                                      Julie

                                                                      gabsound
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                                                                        Sharmon,

                                                                        I’m so sorry to hear that Brent appears to coming to the end of his battle. You two have fought so hard. Your husband is so blessed to have you by his side through this journey. I hope his passing will be peaceful.

                                                                        Julie

                                                                        gabsound
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                                                                          Sharmon,

                                                                          I’m so sorry to hear that Brent appears to coming to the end of his battle. You two have fought so hard. Your husband is so blessed to have you by his side through this journey. I hope his passing will be peaceful.

                                                                          Julie

                                                                          susanr
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                                                                            Sharmon,

                                                                            I am sorry.  I hope you have loved ones around to support you and Brent.  I hope he is comfortable and in no pain.  I don't know what to say but that  my thouights are with you and your family.

                                                                            Susan…Sister of Peter..12/6/2012

                                                                            susanr
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                                                                              Sharmon,

                                                                              I am sorry.  I hope you have loved ones around to support you and Brent.  I hope he is comfortable and in no pain.  I don't know what to say but that  my thouights are with you and your family.

                                                                              Susan…Sister of Peter..12/6/2012

                                                                              susanr
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                                                                                Sharmon,

                                                                                I am sorry.  I hope you have loved ones around to support you and Brent.  I hope he is comfortable and in no pain.  I don't know what to say but that  my thouights are with you and your family.

                                                                                Susan…Sister of Peter..12/6/2012

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