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update on Linda Haley

Forums General Melanoma Community update on Linda Haley

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    LynnLuc
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      Written 56 minutes ago by Brandon Haley

       

      Written 56 minutes ago by Brandon Haley

      Quick update. Mom is at the Rainey hospice house in Anderson. She has regained some speech, but it is strained. We have had a couple of short, coherent conversations, but that is all. She is excited to see savannah in the morning. Confusion does not really describe her state of mind, but it is close. We are having some good moments though. We were told that the DEX would be continued as she showed some response. Thank you all, and i will post more tomorrow.

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        deardad
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          What a difficult time, I know too well how Brandon is feeling. Enjoy the precious time you have with Linda, sending love and peace.

          Nahmi from Melbourne

          deardad
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            What a difficult time, I know too well how Brandon is feeling. Enjoy the precious time you have with Linda, sending love and peace.

            Nahmi from Melbourne

            deardad
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              What a difficult time, I know too well how Brandon is feeling. Enjoy the precious time you have with Linda, sending love and peace.

              Nahmi from Melbourne

              DeniseK
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                Hang in there Brandon. The radiation should kick in and start killing the tumors off. My doctor said it takes a few weeks. Its good news the dex is working. She’s one heck of a fighter! I’m getting numbness in my right side which is due to my tumor but as the tumor dies it will get better. Shes getting her speech back which is awesome news! All of my positive energy going her way.
                Lots of love!
                DeniseK
                Participant
                  Hang in there Brandon. The radiation should kick in and start killing the tumors off. My doctor said it takes a few weeks. Its good news the dex is working. She’s one heck of a fighter! I’m getting numbness in my right side which is due to my tumor but as the tumor dies it will get better. Shes getting her speech back which is awesome news! All of my positive energy going her way.
                  Lots of love!
                  DeniseK
                  Participant
                    Hang in there Brandon. The radiation should kick in and start killing the tumors off. My doctor said it takes a few weeks. Its good news the dex is working. She’s one heck of a fighter! I’m getting numbness in my right side which is due to my tumor but as the tumor dies it will get better. Shes getting her speech back which is awesome news! All of my positive energy going her way.
                    Lots of love!
                    bcl
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                      Written 12 hours ago by Brandon Haley

                      Having family in this weekend was nice, and it was obvious that mom knew people were there.  Her condition is slowly fading.  She has been peaceful the past couple of days, but has not really spoken since Friday.  She still is on all of her medicines, but has not ate or drank since the weekend.  In our last somewhat back and forth conversation Friday night, she did not recognize me, but was convinced that I was at a doctors office having just been diagnosed with melanoma.  She kept asking if it was my first one, and giving her history.  She kept talking about how you can beat it and that you just need to stay strong.  Best way to put it, thats my mom. 

                      She kept smiling when Savannah kissed her hand.  They did not get to talk, but she knew that she was there.  Savannah wouldn't let any one cry either. 

                      If any of you know someone that mom knew that is not on either caring bridge or facebook, please let them know what is going on.  We don't know how many people are out there that we have not been able to contact. 

                      bcl
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                        Written 12 hours ago by Brandon Haley

                        Having family in this weekend was nice, and it was obvious that mom knew people were there.  Her condition is slowly fading.  She has been peaceful the past couple of days, but has not really spoken since Friday.  She still is on all of her medicines, but has not ate or drank since the weekend.  In our last somewhat back and forth conversation Friday night, she did not recognize me, but was convinced that I was at a doctors office having just been diagnosed with melanoma.  She kept asking if it was my first one, and giving her history.  She kept talking about how you can beat it and that you just need to stay strong.  Best way to put it, thats my mom. 

                        She kept smiling when Savannah kissed her hand.  They did not get to talk, but she knew that she was there.  Savannah wouldn't let any one cry either. 

                        If any of you know someone that mom knew that is not on either caring bridge or facebook, please let them know what is going on.  We don't know how many people are out there that we have not been able to contact. 

                          POW
                          Participant

                            Brandon, thank you for taking the time to keep us posted. I am glad that Linda seems to be comfortable and peaceful and surrounded by her loved ones.  It sounds like you are a loving and lovely family.  I am praying for you all. 

                            POW
                            Participant

                              Brandon, thank you for taking the time to keep us posted. I am glad that Linda seems to be comfortable and peaceful and surrounded by her loved ones.  It sounds like you are a loving and lovely family.  I am praying for you all. 

                              Snickers60
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                                Praying for strength for your family during this very difficult time.   Sounds like she has an amazing spirit !!! 

                                Glad to hear loving family and friends are nearby and giving much needed support. 

                                STAY STRONG and NEVER, EVER, EVER, GIVE UP !  

                                Sending prayers and GOOD WISHES ! 

                                Nancy ( Devoted wife of 3 X – stage 4 Warrior Wayne ) 

                                 

                                Snickers60
                                Participant

                                  Praying for strength for your family during this very difficult time.   Sounds like she has an amazing spirit !!! 

                                  Glad to hear loving family and friends are nearby and giving much needed support. 

                                  STAY STRONG and NEVER, EVER, EVER, GIVE UP !  

                                  Sending prayers and GOOD WISHES ! 

                                  Nancy ( Devoted wife of 3 X – stage 4 Warrior Wayne ) 

                                   

                                  Snickers60
                                  Participant

                                    Praying for strength for your family during this very difficult time.   Sounds like she has an amazing spirit !!! 

                                    Glad to hear loving family and friends are nearby and giving much needed support. 

                                    STAY STRONG and NEVER, EVER, EVER, GIVE UP !  

                                    Sending prayers and GOOD WISHES ! 

                                    Nancy ( Devoted wife of 3 X – stage 4 Warrior Wayne ) 

                                     

                                    POW
                                    Participant

                                      Brandon, thank you for taking the time to keep us posted. I am glad that Linda seems to be comfortable and peaceful and surrounded by her loved ones.  It sounds like you are a loving and lovely family.  I am praying for you all. 

                                    bcl
                                    Participant

                                       

                                       

                                      Written 12 hours ago by Brandon Haley

                                      Having family in this weekend was nice, and it was obvious that mom knew people were there.  Her condition is slowly fading.  She has been peaceful the past couple of days, but has not really spoken since Friday.  She still is on all of her medicines, but has not ate or drank since the weekend.  In our last somewhat back and forth conversation Friday night, she did not recognize me, but was convinced that I was at a doctors office having just been diagnosed with melanoma.  She kept asking if it was my first one, and giving her history.  She kept talking about how you can beat it and that you just need to stay strong.  Best way to put it, thats my mom. 

                                      She kept smiling when Savannah kissed her hand.  They did not get to talk, but she knew that she was there.  Savannah wouldn't let any one cry either. 

                                      If any of you know someone that mom knew that is not on either caring bridge or facebook, please let them know what is going on.  We don't know how many people are out there that we have not been able to contact. 

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