Update: Chemo 2.0

Update: Chemo 2.0

Update: Yesterday ( Wednesday 9/12) after radiation I started a different chemo. For this one they use the ommaya port they put in my head during surgery and inject the medicine into the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF or “brain fluid”). Since part of the tumor is at the edge of the brain by the fluid this helps…

By brugp September 13, 2018 0

Update – 1 Week Down

Update – 1 Week Down

Please continue praying for me as I head into my 2nd week of radiation and chemo! We are so appreciative of everybody’s love, support and prayers.  Today I have my last 4:15 radiation session, but tomorrow I move to 10:15 every day. It will work a little better schedule-wise but now will have to make…

By brugp September 10, 2018 4

Prayer Request List

Prayer Request List

I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people. – 1 Timothy 2:1 In the past couple of days, I’ve learned about several other people who are going or have been through struggles similar to mine. I’ve been so blessed with a wide community of people who have…

By brugp September 5, 2018 2

Time for battle

Time for battle

Please continue your prayers for me as I start six weeks of chemo and radiation today!  I’ve been blessed in my recovery from brain surgery – the first round of the battle. My 45 minutes of recovery time are done (wrestlers will understand), I’m warmed up and ready to go, and it’s time to go…

By brugp September 4, 2018 4

On “Being Strong”

On “Being Strong”

Not to us, O Lord, not to us, but to your name give glory,because of your mercy, because of your truth. Why should the nations say, “So where is their God now?”In fact, our God is in the heavens. He does everything that pleases him. – Psalm 115:1-3 “You got this.” “You’re the strongest person…

By brugp September 2, 2018 0

The Game Plan and the Team

Originally posted August 22, 2018 Thanks everyone for the continued prayers and support!I visited with a number of doctors at St. Luke’s today. I had my stitches removed and learned more about the game plan moving forward. So since I’m a coach, here’s the scouting report: The enemy: Not gonna sugarcoat this; we face a…

By brugp September 1, 2018 6

Back Home

Back Home

My dear wife posted on August 10, 2018: Paul is home and recovering well from surgery. Post-op instructions to go for walks will be gladly followed. August 17: Even recovered enough to go to a concert with tickets my daughter bought me for my birthday. 🙂 Posted August 20:  “Jesus told his disciples a parable to…

By brugp September 1, 2018 0

Confident in Christ

Confident in Christ

Originally posted to Facebook on August 5, 2018 Many of you have heard by now that doctors found a tumor in my brain and are testing and consulting to decide how best to treat it. Thank you everyone for the prayers. I’m posting this on the wrestling page because last year our team followed the…

By brugp August 29, 2018 0