View Full Version : Need Some Optimism

10-08-2007, 07:40 AM
As some of you know, my four month old son is having brain surgery next Friday. I'd appreciate it if you could help me pass his story along in hopes of not only raising enough money to pay for his helmet but also raising awareness of this condition.

Please say a prayer, rub a Buddha belly, wave a chicken or whatever you feel best doing to pass along your positive energy. I could use it right about now.

Here is his site: www.funnylookinghead.com

Forgive the poor writing.

10-08-2007, 07:48 AM
Iím so sorry to hear about your son, elisadasilva. I hope everything goes well. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Take care.

A. Hamilton
10-08-2007, 07:51 AM
It sounds like he'll be in very good hands, and he has a wonderful Momma looking out for his best interests. I know it'll be a long week, but hang in there.:Hug2:

10-08-2007, 08:04 AM
Elisa, your son and family will be in our thoughts and prayers :Hug2:

10-08-2007, 08:06 AM
Keeping your son in my thoughts and prayers. Please let us know how everything goes. Give him lots of hugs from me!

10-08-2007, 08:30 AM
Elisa, so praying your son will be alright and that he is in very good hands. You're a great momma! :Hug2:

10-08-2007, 11:11 AM
I'll be thinking of him too. Hope you're okay too.

10-08-2007, 02:44 PM
oh, elisa! I didn't know. Of course I'll pray for you guys... er... ya'll. ;)
Hang in there, darlin'.

Sending you the very best ((hugs)).

10-08-2007, 03:14 PM
Sending good thoughts your way!

10-08-2007, 04:52 PM
Good for you, Elisa, for never giving up on finding an answer for Daniel!

I can't believe nobody noticed that his fontanels are closed.

Anyway, you're in good hands at Children's Hospital and I sent a little something to help.

All the best!

10-08-2007, 04:57 PM
Eldragon! How Ive missed you and everyone else! Can you believe my pediatricican? He wasn't the only one either, the Nurse Practioner and another doctor in his office missed it too.

I was thinking of painting a dragon on his helmet once he gets it. Now I definitely will. I should rent out ad space on his head.LOL.

Soccer Mom
10-08-2007, 05:59 PM
The dragon sounds perfect for him. Good luck to your little fighter.

10-08-2007, 07:38 PM
Thanks again to everyone. Your thoughts mean so much.

10-08-2007, 08:50 PM
Glad to hear the problem was diagnosed. My thoughts will be with you and the little tyke. Only junior superheroes wear helmets like that, you know, and that's no exaggeration. Nor is it fiction.

10-08-2007, 08:55 PM
Sent up a prayer. Hope all goes well. Take of yourself as well.

10-08-2007, 10:37 PM
Positive thoughts and energy to Daniel and to you and your family, Elisa.

10-08-2007, 11:18 PM
Elisa, your story reminds me of my own internet search for my daughter's condition...none of the pediatricians had any answers but I eventually found the info I needed online, and was finally able to convince a specialist to see her. (She was diagnosed with Juvenile Arthritis at age 5). I'm so glad for his sake that you didn't stop looking until you had an answer. Prayers being sent for a successful surgery--hang in there, mom!

10-09-2007, 12:52 AM
My thoughts are with you and the wee one.

10-09-2007, 03:02 AM
i never hated being right, until now.

10-09-2007, 03:39 AM
I'm praying for your whole family.

10-09-2007, 07:03 AM
i never hated being right, until now.

No, because if you hadn't been diligent, God only knows what problems your son would have without treatment.

You probably saved his life by not giving up.

10-09-2007, 07:05 AM
what I mean is, being right did not make me happy. The doctor was supposed to tell me I was crazy and nothing is wrong with my son, but he didn't do that. sigh. That is NOT the way I wrote it.

Deadbeat 007
10-09-2007, 07:24 AM
Praying for you and your son. I'm so glad that you did your own investigating instead of just taking the first doctor's advice. All the best to you guys; give Daniel a big hug for me!

10-09-2007, 07:31 AM
wow deadbeat i luv your avatar. It rox! how do you like all my kewl spelling? LOL

Deadbeat 007
10-09-2007, 07:34 AM
lol thx i lyk <3 yr spellng LOL!!!!! :D

10-09-2007, 08:36 AM
these kiddos don't pick just anyone to be their parents...you're blessed; you're strong enough to help your son through this.

Take care- many prayers for you.

10-10-2007, 08:23 PM
thanks to all....

Old Hack
10-10-2007, 10:39 PM
Love and concern coming your way from me. Try to remember every day how well you are doing by supporting your child, your husband, your family in the way that you are bound to do... and don't feel bad if you shed a few tears. You're entitled.

I'll be thinking of you over the coming weeks.