Praise The Lord, we are almost home. The good news is that the lungs are fine as far as the pneumothorax ( lung collapse) is concerned. The X-ray showed everything is fine. We had a scare when the doctor got the dates confused but that was sorted out quickly.
As far as the tumors, there was some growth over the last couple months. I am guessing it was 10-20 percent growth on bath brain, spine,and lung. It is enough that the doctors say I should stop the current chemo and start a new drug. They are going to work with insurance to try and get pazopanib covered. This doesn't surprise me too much since I had noticed things like swallowing that got worse while taking this. We asked about keeping on the current drug but sounds like their is a fair risk of reactions when drugs are mixed so that doesn't work well.
Overall we are really thankful. It probably seems like a short term thing to worry about more lung collapse but I was lacking faith and strength to be away from the kids again. So thanks for your prayers. Just pray that I continue to have the strength to smile and serve God each day He gives me.
Derek & Leann