Need vibes. Filling you guys in.

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  1. vanillasugar

    vanillasugar just call me Nilly

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    Hi all it's Matt, typing for Julia,
    I'm not sure if she filled everyone in and on what yet, so I'll start from the beginning.
    On January 20th, Julia gave birth to our happy, healthy, perfect baby boy, Carter Matthew, weighing 8lbs 10 oz. Everything is great where he's concerned. He sleeps 5-6 hours at a time, only cries when he's hungry and is (I'm being completely unbiased here) far cuter than any baby ever born in the history of the universe.
    Unfortunately, shortly after delivery Julia suffered a seizure. CT and MRI found a brain tumour, though they were comfortable discharging her to home after a few days stay with an appointment to follow up with the Neurosurgeon.
    Things were looking fairly good, but after shortly longer than a week at home, she began having severe headaches that weren't responding to T3's. I brought her into Emerg on Thursday morning and after consulting with the Neurosurgeon she was transferred via CCTU to Kingston and admitted.
    We have seen the Neurosurgeon and at this point she will likely be going into surgery today or tomorrow to have a large portion of the tumour removed and biopsied to both relieve some of the increased pressure in her head, help with symptoms and allow them to develop a treatment plan. We'll know more by Monday, but certainly things are as serious as well, brain surgery.
    Julia is coping extremely well. She's strong, positive and focused on the baby. She wanted to fill everyone in, but right now speaking and writing are difficult for her as the tumour is in the L-temporal lobe, the part of the brain the controls speech and language. She will however try to read any replies when she can.

    Edit for a tiny addition from Julia: I appreciate if you guys could send along vibes and think of happy thoughts for me. I'll try to either think as positive as possible. I'd appreciate if you guys could send good vibes for me.
     
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  2. Taqroy

    Taqroy Active Member

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    Oh my god. Super (((((hugs)))))) and *****vibes***** for you guys. I don't even know what else to say....I'll be thinking of you tomorrow Nilla.
     
  3. JessLough

    JessLough Love My Mutt

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    Oh goodness :( I am so sorry you guys are going through this. She'll definitely be in my thoughts.

    Let me know if there's anything I can do, I'm not terribly far from Kingston.
     
  4. Izzy's Valkyrie

    Izzy's Valkyrie Very Food Agressive

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    Oh my god *hugs* Positive thoughts and vibes for your family. She is a strong woman and I'm sure she will recover fantastically so she can be the amazing mother we know she is meant to be!
     
  5. sparks19

    sparks19 I'd rather be at Disney

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    Oh goodness. Lots of prayers for Julia and the family. lots and lots and lots of prayers.
     
  6. Moth

    Moth Mild and Slightly Nutty

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    Wow...

    Best of luck and many get well vibes for Julia. (((Hugs))) for all of you. Our thoughts are with you!
     
  7. Dakotah

    Dakotah Kotah BEAR

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    Oh God... I am so sorry this is happening.
    I am in tears over this.
    Prayers for Julia and her family. ***VIBES*** and (((HUGS)))
     
  8. GipsyQueen

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    Oh gosh. :( ((((HUGS)))) to her (and you). Postitive vibes to her - as well as get well soon vibes!
     
  9. HayleyMarie

    HayleyMarie Like a bat outa' hell

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    OH MY, Im sending my love and every prayer and positive vibe and thought towards you guys right now.

    Good luck during the surgery. I hope recovery will be fast. And yes, your baby boy is the most beautiful thing ever.
     
  10. Gempress

    Gempress Walks into Mordor

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    Your family has all the thoughts, prayers and well-wishes I can muster.
     
  11. DogKisses

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    Omg honey, I will be praying for you! Take it easy, especially after surgery.

    So so sorry, we know you can get through this. It will be a long road, but you can do it. <3
     
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    Oh dear,I am so so so sorry.I'm sending you all my vibes,prayers and hugs.
    I hope your surgery goes well.Your baby boy is beautiful and everyone here on Chaz will be thinking about you xxx
     
  13. MericoX

    MericoX Roos, Poos, & a Wog!

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    *~*~*~(((((SUPER VIBES)))))~*~*~* For an easy surgery
    And (((((((((((((HUGS)))))))))))))
     
  14. MafiaPrincess

    MafiaPrincess Obvious trollsare Obvious

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    Oh hunny. I am SO so sorry. *hugs and cocker kisses* If there's anything any of us localish can do, just ask.. (for you, for Matt or Carter.. or Sierra, etc ;))

    I was just thinking about you hunny and wondering if your newborn was taking up all your time...
     
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    I was nervous when Julia made the thread about the arrival of baby Carter- she said she'd have a serious thread up afterwards :(

    I will definitely keep you all in my thoughts. Please send my vibes and (((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))) to Julia.
     
  16. ravennr

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    All the good vibes to you guys. I'm so sorry you're going through this. Good luck with everything.
     
  17. AliciaD

    AliciaD On second thought...

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    Oh my god! You have sooo many vibes from me. :( Get better soon! I'm sending vibes out into the universe right now!!!
     
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    Renee750il Felurian

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    Vibes, prayers, healing energies . . . all being sent Julia's way <3

    And thanks, Matt, for thinking of us and letting us know. Give Julia our love. One Family.
     
  19. Zoom

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    Tons and tons and even tonnes of super vibes for you guys!!! :(
     
  20. katielou

    katielou Slave to the Aussie

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    Oh my, Lots of hugs and vibes coming your way.

    Kick butt and get well soon!
     

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