Prayers for dieing man with cancer


#1

Hello,
I ask, could all prayer warriors pray for Wheeler and his wife Emily, please. Wheeler has exhausted his medical options with no results. Its in his lungs, brain, lymphs and liver. He is going back to his house. They are in their mid-thirties.Thank You


#2

My prayers are with them.


#3

Saint Peregrine, I invoke your aid again for another sick child of God. And I pray in union with you…


#4

:signofcross: :signofcross:


#5

Praying for Wheeler and Emily. :gopray2:


#6

Holy martyrs Cosmas and Damian, heal Wheeler! Praying for the family. :byzsoc:


#7

Prayers


#8

Wheeler and Emily are in my prayers.


#9

Here’s an update on Wheeler and Emily. They could still use some prayers, Thank you, Tim

Today, 10:35 AM
emilyalex
Registered User Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Tomball, TX
Age: 35
Posts: 44

Our hard fought battle is almost over. Wheeler’s journey in this life is almost complete now. I am working with Hospice to take him home, which is what he wants more than anything. At the moment, they are trying to determine how they can provide the amount of oxygen he needs at home. Apparently he is on more than a home oxygen machine can handle. This is hard, because he wants to go home, but I can’t make it happen just yet.

He has not eaten anything substantial in almost a week. He cannot go on much longer that way. We have been told not to force him, so as difficult as it is, I have let that concern go. When he is awake, he is still very coherent, so I am able to let him know what is happening with his treatment and make sure he knows everything. And I am able to tell him how much I love him, and that I will always love him. It makes me feel a little better to still be able to communicate with him. As he is progressing, he is communcating less and less, and that is so hard to accept. Knowing that will no longer to able to talk with him and share stories with him hurts so much. I suppose it is the first loss, before he actually passes on from this life.

Thank you all for your continued thoughts and prayers as we help to usher Wheeler into to eternal rest.

Emily


Husband diagnosed 10/19/2006. HCG over 100K, AFP 770, Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor/TC, Advanced Stage III with yolk sac tumor and choriocarcinoma, with mets to lung, brain, lymph nodes and liver, 4XBEP finished 12/25/2006. Began HDC 2/12/2007 at IU. Brain lesions found 4/2007, began radiation, HDC failure 5/07.


#10

Dear Top…I hope the hospice will be able to organize for Wheeler to go to his home. May the Lord support and console Emily and all family and friends at this difficult and very sad time…may Wheeler be with Jesus. Mary and Joseph - patron of a happy death, at every moment…Blessings with Peace - Barb


#11

I feel so much for Wheeler. I was almost at that point myself. There is a peace that overcomes one in that state. How wonderful and merciful our Lord is. Please keep the prayers coming, Thank you, Tim


#12

Praying for Wheeler and Emily


#13

From Emily to all you as well,

emilyalex
Registered User Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Tomball, TX
Age: 35
Posts: 45

Hi everyone. I have good news, as unbelievalbe as it seems to say that right now. My precious husband is HOME! By some miracle, Hospice was able to make all the arrangements, get the equipment and medication delivered and get him in an ambulance for the transport home. By 8pm tonight, he was resting very comfortably in our room.

This morning while I was at home showering, he called me twice. Very unusual because he had been very out of it the last few days. The second time, he said, “I miss you. When can I come home. That was part of the bargain.” I told him, of course, that I missed him and that I was working very hard to get him home. I think the oxygen was still a bit of a worry(things are just fine so far), but the doctors and Hospice knew how much he wanted to be at home with me. When I told him he was headed home, he smiled and gave me a thumbs up, and said, “I’m happy.” As the paramedics lifted his stretcher out of the ambulance in our driveway, he was smiling. We got him settled into bed and I put on an Enya CD, both to comfort him and to drown out some of the noise from the two oxygen machines. As soon as he heard the music, the biggest smile I"ve seen in a while appeared on his face. Just after that, he reached his hand down from the hospital bed to call over one of our beloved shelties, Austin. Although Austin was a little too afraid at that moment to go to Wheeler, it was still touching. I held Maddy, our other sheltie up to him, and he found the strength to reach his hand up and pet her for a moment. They are our babies, our only children.

Although I am beyond exhausted, I am so thankful that we are at this place. I promised to honor his wishes to the very end and this was a big part of that commitment. Another benefit is now family and friends can visit me and provide me the emotional support I am starting to need more of every day.

Before I crawl comfortably into bed near my best friend and soul mate, I feel I must first say to you all how much you mean to me. That you would care so much for someone you hardly know is amazing. Your kinds words have been a blessing to me, someone who is going through not only a terrible loss, but experiencing much doubt about my role in trying to cure him. I don’t know if I am able to express in the appropriate words how much I appreciate you all, so I will just say that I love you all, every one of you. I will never forget what you have done for me.

Good night.

Emily


Husband diagnosed 10/19/2006. HCG over 100K, AFP 770, Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor/TC, Advanced Stage III with yolk sac tumor and choriocarcinoma, with mets to lung, brain, lymph nodes and liver, 4XBEP finished 12/25/2006. Began HDC 2/12/2007 at IU. Brain lesions found 4/2007, began radiation, HDC failure 5/07.


#14

My sincere prayers for strength and peace to this family. God be near you!


#15

May God grant them strength and peace at this difficult time and bring comfort to all their fear and anxieties. Amen.


#16

Wheeler was called home.
Thank you, all who prayed.

Today, 12:12 PM
emilyalex
Registered User Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Tomball, TX
Age: 35
Posts: 43

Good morning everyone. It is with a very heavy heart that I must deliver the saddest news. My precious husband left us early this morning, just after 1am. His condition declined rapidly yesterday and thankfully he is now at peace. He is no longer at cancer’s mercy.

As I sit in my bed this morning typing this note to you all, the room is painfully quiet, the drone of the oxygen machines now silenced. I feel fear like I have never experienced before, knowing that I will never again speak to my best friend and soul mate. I already miss him so much.

He had many visitors yesterday, many people telling him how much they loved him. I recounted trips we had taken to California, giving him images of watching sunsets in Monterey and going to our favorite restaurant in Santa Barbara. We did our best to prepare him for his passing with loving words and happy images.

May he rest in peace.

Wheeler Ray Bradley II
June 7, 1969-July 14, 2007


Husband diagnosed 10/19/2006. HCG over 100K, AFP 770, Extragonadal Germ Cell Tumor/TC, Advanced Stage III with yolk sac tumor and choriocarcinoma, with mets to lung, brain, lymph nodes and liver, 4XBEP finished 12/25/2006. Began HDC 2/12/2007 at IU. Brain lesions found 4/2007, began radiation, HDC failure 5/07.

:gopray:


#17

May he rest in peace.

Amen

Continuing to keep you all in prayer.
JMJ


#18

Praying


#19

Thank you for your prayers, I have told Emily, she and Wheeler are being prayed for , even as far as Belgrade, Australia and UK. This hurts because this was almost my wife and I four years ago. Your prayers are helping me heal as well, Thank you, Tim


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