Kyle's surgery was over five hours (it should have been 2-3 hours) and she needed a blood transfusion due to how much she lost during surgery. All visible signs of the mass were removed and they performed a complete hysterectomy. There was a small pallop on one of her lungs nearest the mass. We're still not certain what that is. However, we received news on 2/27/07 that Kyle has ovarian cancer. We'll be meeting with the oncologist on 3/8/07 to find out more details but so far what we've been told is it is an agressive type which responds well to chemotherapy. Kyle most likely will start chemo sometime the week of 3/12/07. Once we receive more details I will update everyone here.
I want to thank all of you for your prayers and to be honest we've seen many answered already. The door was opened for Kyle to be admitted into Brigham and Womens immediately and to be scheduled for surgery immediately. That was an answer to prayer. Due to the blood transfusion and needing help to breath for hours after the surgery, The Lord answered prayers by saving my wife on 2/14/07. I'm so very grateful for all of you and it has been such a blessing to Kyle to see all of your posts and prayers - it has touched both of us to the core.
Please continue to pray for healing, strength, peace and encouragement and a complete recovery and complete remission. We will be facing many more trials over the next four months and possibly even longer. Please pray for Mikey and Ellena too. It's been very, very hard on them.
Also pray for provisions as well. We're not really sure how the next four months will unfold or what to expect but we do know that we love The Lord more than ever and we love each other more than we ever knew.
I will be writing a new newsletter to explain my heart in depth, the times ahead, the future of Stryper and the record as well. I'll be writing it sometime over the next few days and Jeff will be posting it at www.michaelsweet.com soon after.
We love all of you and your prayers and support mean so much - thank you for continuing to pray for Kyle and our family.
In Him always,