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Jake

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    Momofjake
    Participant

      Hi friends,

      I have been trying to post. It keeps saying error. 

      Jakes body is nearly clean, but now he has brain Mets. He is doing SRS next week. He is alive, gaining weight, looks so good and happy. He says he is going to live. He just finished ipi. You gotta love this stubborn, no drama kid. 

      Rita's loss broke my heart. And Paul. It's just so hard. I hope our good days shared are okay. 

      Love to you my friends,

      Kerri–momofjake

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        Casitas1
        Participant
          Wow! Wonderful! Keep it up Jake!
          jennunicorn
          Participant

            Kerri, that is great news! Brain mets not so much fun, but the SRS should take care of those and I will continue to keep Jake in my thoughts for more awesome news to come. The recent losses have weighed heavy on my heart as well, hearing some good news about Jake lifts us all up with some much needed hope. 

              Momofjake
              Participant

                It was hard to post. Heavy heart with so much pain shared here. Lots of people here have helped me on some hard or confusing days. Several of those are now gone. I hope they watch over their loved ones and those left behind still fighting. Hope you are well.

                Kerri

              tschmith
              Participant

                We will all continue to pray for good results for Jaken and are so happy to hear positive news.  SRS will do its job!  What a strong son you have!

                All my best,

                Terrie

                casagrayson
                Participant

                  Oh, Kerri!  Everyone here is so happy to know that Jake is doing so well.  I know Paul and Charles, and certainly Rita, are cheering him on.  Hopefully the new mets are just a little bump in the road.

                  maperny
                  Participant

                    Very pleased to read this.  What a brave son you have and a wonderful loving mother you are.

                    good luck with the SRS, it will zap those gremlins!

                    praying for you and jake

                    Maria

                    debwray
                    Participant

                      Hi Kerri,

                      Thanks for posting and am so pleased Jake is doing well. He has so much to fight for and look forward to.. We all wish him well and any good news is uplifting for the rest of us.

                      Good luck both the brain SRS

                      Deb

                      Patrisa
                      Participant

                        That´s wonderful Kerri, I am beyond happy for Jake, he is such an amazing guy! So are you….

                        Take care,

                        Patrisa

                        BrianP
                        Participant

                          Great news Kerri. So happy for you.  Jake and I are in a similar boat.  My MD anderson trial has shrunk my body tumors but I just found out I now have a brain met.  SRS for me next week as well.  Best wishes to you and Jake.

                          Brian

                            Momofjake
                            Participant

                              Go Brian!! SRS will get you boys fixed up and the systemic treatment can go from there!!

                              keep me updated!! Post next week after SRS, k?

                              kerri

                            jenny22
                            Participant

                              Hi Kerri- thanks so much for the update on jake…we've all been wondering how he is.  Overall it sounds good, and I am going to assume the SRS will take care of the latest …Certainly hoping for that.

                              PLEASE keep us posted and know we are all cheering for him!!!!!

                               

                              best,

                              jenny

                               

                              CHD
                              Participant

                                Kerri, I agree, the losses here are so sad, but it is so wonderful to hear Jake is doing well.  Praying it only gets better from here,

                                Cheri

                                snow white
                                Participant

                                  YAY!  I am so happy to hear that Jake is doing well.

                                  xo Jen

                                  Becky
                                  Participant

                                    Kerri

                                    This sounds like great news…and I know everyone here loves to hear the good and the bad…please keep updating!

                                    I have been coming to this board for guidance since 2009. The losses are heartbreaking…but for me, as a Mom, the losses of young people…Jenna who was only 20 and was in college with my son, sweet Kevin, Artie, I know there have been others…are the most devastating.

                                    I also understand…as the parent of a young adult with melanoma…we can no longer make decisions for them like when they were little..we an only stand by and love them..and I know you do that well.

                                    Hugs to you

                                    Becky

                                     

                                      Momofjake
                                      Participant

                                        Becky,

                                        Them being in charge is a doubled edged sword. Good and bad. I wasn't sure Jake would make 18…he will be 20 in May!! It's been the hardest 30 months of our lives, but I have hope!! I pray your child is well! 

                                        Thank you,

                                        kerri

                                      TexMelanomex
                                      Participant

                                        MomofJake,

                                        That is great news! Although we don't know each other, you were one of the first to reply when I made my first post. You, Jake and your family are in my prayers…Go Jake!!

                                        "Tex"

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