Monday, August 3, 2009

Holy Crap

Phone rings this afternoon. It's Cleveland Clinic calling. The review where Bennett's case is to be presented so that they can determine if he is a candidate for brain surgery? It was scheduled for the 25th of August.

It got tomorrow. They wanted to let us know.

Yes, awesome. Yes, I am going nuts now. I am not a fan of surprises and not a spontaneous person at all. I'm officially freaked. Sleep and I will not be good friends tonight.

Sooner rather than later is great. But I had no prep time and now am scared shitless.

Gonna go to he corner and quiver... :)


  1. Holy Cow! That's so exciting. So even if you freak out all the way until tomorrow, that isn't really that long. Much better than if they said they were having it Friday......

    It sounds like y'all are really being well taken care of at The CC. With them getting you the Neuro-Psych testing ASAP and now this, they clearly are working for you. That is fabulous.

    I know it's terrifying, but better to be extremely terrified of the news for just one more day than all month. Pardon me, but I am excited for you. Especially given our conversation today about the pain of waiting and just watching.

    Looking forward to hearing your news much sooner!

  2. Wow! What a surprise! I am just like you when it comes to being caught off guard...I do NOT do well at all...But, on the other hand, y'all are three weeks closer than you were to an answer!!!

    Fingers and toes are crossed, as well as my prayers will be going up....Keep us in the loop...


    PS: Maybe Danielle can get the scoop first-hand for you!

  3. I know it's scary but I am thrilled for you. I hope they take you closer to an answer. With the results not being clearcut they might be choosing between surgery and further tests and not between yes and no. Hoping young Bennetts plan takes shape and you don't worry yourself into bad health. That's what I am good at.

  4. I said in my last comment that I hope the 25th comes quickly for you, and man, did it ever!

    I do hope you get some rest tonight and some answers very soon after that.

    Safe travels!

  5. Holy crap is right ... will anxiously be waiting to hear the news.Till then just breathe and if all else fails ... take a Xanax!And I'm not kidding.

  6. Good morning. Hope you got some sleep last night. I will be thinking about Bennett all day today and hoping that the team find the right answers for him.

  7. Well it's a surprise, but I'm sure it's a well received one!

    I do understand the unrest, but let's hope it's just a scheduling happenstance.

    Best of luck, hold fast.

  8. That's exactly what I said when I read "tomorrow"...HOLY CRAP!!!

    I've been behind on my blog reading, so I'm a day late on this one...that means it's TODAY!!

    Scared, terrified, anxious, on pins and needles...I can only imagine what you must be feeling.

    I'm so glad you didn't have to endure an entire month of the waiting.

  9. Fantastic!
    I wouldn't worry about the "freak outs," your courage is MASSIVE when you realize that courage is not the absence of is doing exactly what you all are doing despite your fear and anxiety.
    Still hovering......


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