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Prayers needed for my son

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by gemeinschaft, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. gemeinschaft

    gemeinschaft AKA Fluffy316

    Feb 7, 2004
    Houston, TX
    UPDATE (20 April 2013) - The biopsy yesterday indicated that Caleb does not, in fact, have cancer. This is a severe bone infection called Osteomyelitis.

    This means that we will be getting IV Antibiotic infusion therapy, multiple surgeries and a whole lot of physical therapy. It is not known yet if limb saving surgery is possible, but that is certainly the goal.

    I greatly appreciate all of your continued prayers and encouragement. The next few months are going to be very challenging and we are definitely not out of the woods just yet, but things are looking up.

    You can follow the latest updates by subscribing to the site that I have set up for Caleb

    "Your son has cancer" the doctor said...

    I was numb... My 13 year old son was staring at me with horror on his face and I saw the fear growing in his eyes. I had to hold my emotions and calmly tell him that everything is going to be okay.

    After my son left the office to wait outside, the doctor gave me the unsweetened truth that he has an agressive tumor that is potentially fatal.

    I am heartbroken. Every time I sit down with nothing else on my mind, I am brought to tears.

    Please pray for my son.

    I spent time with God last night and prayed that his will be done. If it is not in his will for my son to live, I pray that I have the peace to accept it.

    I am humbled to think that God loved us so much that he sent his son to die on the cross for us, I can't say that I could give my son for anyone.

    I'd gladly take my son's place right now. Many of you have grown to be my friends over the years and I appreciate your prayers and support.

    My son's name is Caleb and he is 13 years old.

    We will be getting treatment at M.D. Anderson here in Houston.
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2013
  2. countrygun


    Mar 9, 2012
    Caleb will be in our thoughts

  3. I will certainly pray for Caleb--stay strong for him and you family.
  4. Travclem

    Travclem Badass Member Lifetime Member

    Aug 4, 2008
    Lubbock, TX
    You got it! Stay strong for him brother.
  5. Jack_Pine

    Jack_Pine CLM

    Feb 3, 2009
    Prayers sent. Be strong...................
  6. stolenphot0

    stolenphot0 RTF2 Addict

    Jan 26, 2012
    Kettering, OH
    I am sorry to hear this. He will be in my thoughts, and I hope for a speedy recovery.
  7. gjk5

    gjk5 Pinche Gringo

    I will certainly say a prayer for Caleb, and he could not be in better hands than at MD Anderson.
  8. 66stang


    Dec 19, 2012
    Southeast Texas
    As a father my heart goes out to you, we will pray for Caleb.
  9. jakebrake

    jakebrake cracker

    Jan 11, 2011
    too close to philly
    prayers for your son, and for you.
  10. Slug71


    Mar 7, 2010
    Oregon - U.S.A
    Prayers sent. Wishing you guys all the best and strength to get through this.
  11. LippCJ7


    Jan 21, 2007
    Sir, please know that your son and your family are in my families thoughts and prayers
  12. Magnus2131

    Magnus2131 Glock Gimp

    Aug 9, 2008
    My prayers for Caleb. So sorry you all have to deal with this.
  13. Sneegrl

    Sneegrl .....

    Nov 8, 2012
    Many prayers and positive thoughts for Caleb and your family.
  14. jtull7

    jtull7 Pistolero CLM

    Jan 27, 2006
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
    I am so sorry. That is a terrible thing for a young man, and his father, to go through.
  15. PuroMexicano

    PuroMexicano VIVA MEXICO !!!

    Jan 28, 2004
    Monterrey, Mexico
    Prayers sent for the strength you will all need. It will be given to you all. Teach that kid how to fight, and fight hard with him.
  16. Prayers for Caleb and your entire family. Also prayers for the medical professionals, that will be taking care of him.

    I am so sorry that you have to go thru this.
  17. GLWyandotte

    GLWyandotte Señor Member

    I am so sorry. We will keep Caleb in our thoughts and prayers.
  18. norm357


    Feb 20, 2003
    Your Son is in my thoughts and prayers.
  19. chewybaca67


    Apr 26, 2006
    New Mexico
    Hang in there brother man. Think smart 1st, not strong. Embrace the pain so you can help your son deal with his. Just like working out, no pain no gain. We're all with you here.