Into Every Life, Some Rain Must Fall

Into Every Life, Some Rain Must Fall

How true.

And into my life, my son Seth’s diagnosis of a pituitary adenoma was a downpour. In simple terms, his pituitary gland was producing too much growth hormone causing his hands, feet and facial features to enlarge.  A rare condition, it requires a highly skilled neurosurgeon to remove the growth because the gland is dangerously close to the brain.

No one wants her child’s brain cavity poked around in, so my anxiety level was high. Of course, Seth was pleased to have an explanation for the odd things going on in his body.  He even arranged with the doctors and the hospital to video the surgery so that he could a) see it and b) share it with his Amigo Gringo YouTube fans.  (Don’t ask me why.)

Anyhow, the surgery is over. and the recovery has begun.  Each day, light and noise become less unbearable.  It’s a relatively long recovery (especially for his mother).

I can’t resist saying that after a little rainfall, the son shines.


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Yellow Shoes

What a worrying time - it's very helpful that your son is being so positive and informative about the condition.
I hope all goes well.

Linda Greyser

Oh Judy, what a relief for you both. Hope Seth's recovery goes smoothly!

Becky in California

Yes, such a worrying time for you, and such a relief now that surgery is completed. I do hope Seth continues to improve and that you are able to feel more relaxed about things as he does improve. Thinking of you.

Linda McMahan

My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Take care! Linda


I hope all goes well and that your son recovers and is back to normal soon!


Wishing you both an uneventful and successful recovery and sunshine.

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