Updates

UPDATE – July 20, 2006

EMILY WADE MEMORIAL SERVICE SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2006 AT NOON St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church 612 South College Road Wilmington, NC 28403-3202 Emily’s memorial service will be at noon on Saturday, July 22, in the parish church of St. Matthew’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. We urge you to attend and to bring children. A nursery will…

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UPDATE – July 18, 2006

Emily Ann Wade went home today at 5:05 p.m. The Lord Jesus took her by the hand as He did Jairus’ daughter and said, “Little girl, I say to you arise.” Now there is no more pain, no more crying, no more suffering, and no more dying for Emily. The old things have passed away.…

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UPDATE – July 17, 2006

Emily had a rough weekend. She had a seizure Friday night and quit eating Sunday. After another seizure early Monday morning, we and the Hospice nurses are keeping Emily medicated to prevent any further seizures and to sedate her for comfort. She does not appear to be in any physical pain. Please pray for God…

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UPDATE – July 11, 2006

Emily returned home Monday, July 10, from the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center. It is not Emily’s time to be there. We are so very grateful to all the staff at the Hospice Center for their care and compassion. It is obvious that the staff choose to be there. We thank Michelle (Dr. Clancy, but…

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UPDATE – July 5, 2006

Emily celebrated the 4th of July with her family and the arrival of a new kitten, Caroline. Caroline has been a constant companion of Emily since she has arrived. Caroline and Emily moved into the Lower Cape Fear Hospice Life Care Center this afternoon. Here she will be close to doctors and nursing care. Emily’s…

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UPDATE – June 30, 2006

Emily was scheduled to have her periodic MRI on Friday in Chapel Hill. However, the Wades decided to go to Chapel Hill Wednesday night because of concern of Emily’s deteriorating condition instead of waiting for her scheduled appointment. They returned to Wilmington on Thursday. The Wades received hard news that Emily’s brain tumor has come…

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UPDATE – June 27, 2006

Emily was hospitalized Tuesday, June 20, for observation due to some breathing concerns. After physical therapy Tuesday afternoon, Emily’s breathing was “labored,” more so that usual. Emily’s local Pediatrician, Dr. M. Forehand, and her oncology team at UNC decided to admit her locally to observe her overnight. We also had a CAT scan taken and…

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UPDATE – June 19, 2006

Emily and her family had a busy Father’s Day weekend. We celebrated with Happy Saturday night by watching Jake’s race at Wilmington’s Slot Car Raceway and taking Dad to dinner at the Red Robin Restaurant, thanks to a generous anonymous gift-card from a church “friend.” Big brother, Jake, left first thing Sunday morning with a…

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UPDATE – June 9 – June 11, 2006

Emily and her family traveled to Raleigh this weekend for a family reunion. We gathered at the home of cousins, Ed and Ann Gaskins. Ed and Ann are the thoughtful pair who supplied Kristi and Emily with one of their vehicles to drive for 8 weeks in Chapel Hill during Emily’s initial treatment. They have…

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UPDATE – June 1, 2006

Emily’s speech and balance have been showing signs of regression over the last week. Today, we were especially concerned about how she was acting. We contacted Dr. Gold at UNC and arranged to be at the clinic first thing Friday morning for an exam and to be placed on the MRI waiting list for the…

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