Adam has his second chemo dose today. He once again had a similar reaction as last night where he deoxygenated and hyperventilated. However after some additional pre-medications, the transfusion was resumed and 4 hours later the second dose of chemotherapy was complete. Adam’s 3rd and final dose will be tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon.
We also received some very difficult and devastating news this afternoon. An ophthalmologist came to take a look at Adam’s left eye, which had developed a bruise 2 weeks ago, caused by pressure from the cancer in the bones behind his eye. The left eye is currently not functioning as it should and though the eye seems “healthy” at the surface, the optical nerve appears to be damaged somewhere further back. The doctor thinks the damage may be permanent and it’s likely he may never recover sight to this eye.
Why God, why? Is the cancer not enough that he should be blind too? We cannot understand. This is too much. Disappointing news after disappointing news. Oh Lord, we have no words. Our faith is weak. But Lord, you are able to do superabundantly above all that we ask or think. Restore Adam’s sight. Do it, Lord! Mark and I are struggling so much with this news… please pray for us.
- The function to Adam’s left eye would be restored and that whatever damage there is would not be permanent.
- Mark and Hannah would be supplied by the Lord’s grace in this difficult time.
- Mark and Hannah would continue to trust in the Lord despite what difficulties may come.
Proverbs 3:5 – Trust in Jehovah with all your heart; and do not rely on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight.