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what a great family

God Bless you all

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Update 1/24/06 from Cindy

Michael is still in the hospital. He has lost weight rapidly. He went from 145 to 83 lbs in just a short while. He needs to gain this weight back before they can progress further in his treatment. Once he gains his weight back, he can be released from the hospital & try to start eating solid foods again.

We have found that the best thing he can eat (that he can hold down) are power bars. The really high calorie ones that are nutritious for you. These seem to work really well. The goal is to get him up to a weight of 120 so the doctors can start radiation treatment.

This thread has been read to Michael last night. He had looked at Cindy & had tears in his eyes. He is fighting for his life & the specialist has said that he doesn't know where this strength is coming from. That he should have been gone by now. I know it's from all the outpouring of concern & prayers that he is still with us. Michael is one strong man & a born fighter. He fought for our country, he fought for his marriage, he fought for his own personal recovery & he is now fighting for his own life. Cindy has also fought as well. All of us are testament to the mighty struggle Cindy has had to face & is now proving that she loves this man whom she married so many years ago by being there for his every need, spending 16 hours & more right by his side, being his strength as well. Cindy, when you read this, please know that everyone of us on MB is proud of you. You have fought the good fight & continue to do so.

Michael, please know that you are well loved by everyone on this board who has gotten to know you. We have seen you struggle, picked you up when you were down, talked you out of some crazy schemes & supported you in your decision to make your M work. And you have succeeded & we are so proud of you. Now we have another mission. To help you get back on your feet & come back to us, ridding yourself of another tribulation you have to face. Our thoughts are with you & prayers are abound. We love you, Mike, Cindy, Taryn, Ryan & Cody. ((((Schluter family))))


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Love and prayers and hugs to Michael, Cindy and their lovely children...

and some hope!

last week, a wonderful man and opthomologist and also a patient of mine came in to have another "how's my cancer doin" checkup. Nobody gave him much hope last year apparently. he's since begun singing in his church choir w/his beloved wife of over fifteen years...and is a wonderful dad to their adopted kids.

he's a shining man...who incidentally had a wife leave him many years ago...and that experience shaped him into the incredible man, doc, and dad he is today.

he had a huge tumor on his lower pelvis. really large.

after performing his exam...I had to blink. I on one computer screen pulled up his last exam...and then on the other opposing screen, his present exam.

it was a miracle...along with some great prayer, AWESOME MEDICINE, and a good anticancer diet...

tumor is gone BUH BYE...

the man saw the incredibly surprised look on my face. he was wondering if it was either really bad news or really good news...I had to smile. the man got tears in his eyes. when I reviewed the case w/the doc, the doc said same thing about this other fellow medical friend of ours...he said "wow. I guess sometimes miracles happen a bit" his cancer was on the run!

so it seems that miracles can and do happen.

we're behind you all the way.

remember...goood diet...lots of veggies when you can eat em, organically grown veggies, (doc friend did macrobiotic diet w/ensure shakes)...and he's done awesome. drank lots of green tea (antioxidant) and such. and keep getting a great help from a great doc.

and pray. and sing when you can.

that's what my patient/friend did.

and we're ready to hear the miracle.

go for it buddy!


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What an awesome story, justpeachy! Let's pray that this happens for Michael as well.


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whenever 2 or more believers are present, the HOly Spirit is there...

we're here.

and we're praying. in unison tonight.

hang in there buddy. get thru this tough time. it is an uphill climb but wait till you reach the top of the mountain...you'll see how worthwhile this climb was.

you can do it.


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Make that 3 or more. <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" />

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The group keeps getting larger....4.....

According to thy will Father, for thine honor and glory, use this situation to work good in the lives of all who are touched by it or are affected by it. Heal Michael according to your will, in this life or at home with you, and use his life as testament to your love and concern, even in our darkest hours, for Christ's sake and in His name. Amen.

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Make that 5...


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Make that 6...

Mike and Cindy and your family. We are praying for you.

Mike you are a Mountian of Motivation for many of us here. Keep fighting the good fight. Thank you for serving your country and your family.

Cindy, your love for him and what you have been through and now on the other side of is a Beautiful testimony of Gods forgiveness and love. May God bless you my dear women. You will have many crowns in Heaven just as your beloved husband one day. You stand as a beacon of hope for many on these boards. Hold your head high.

We are praying for Mike's healing. Both of you stand strong in the faith that God is with you even in this dark hour.

{{{{{{{{{{Mike and Cindy, children and family}}}}}}}}}}}}}}


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Make that 7...

You are in my prayers...

I've never written to you, but I've been following this thread and decided to add my voice to the chorus!!!

Bless you...



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8. I'm crying.

When my favorite uncle was dying I flew back to help care for him. One thing I made for him to eat he really loved.

Ensure frozen into popsicles. That stuff tastes nasty, but frozen into popsicles he used to eat half of one, with gusto. Lots of nourishment.

Blessings to the family.

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Mike, as you may recall, I don't really pray. But in the last day I've tossed off a dozen for you, buddy.

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......crying


May God Bless you and keep you safe. If you would like to donate to the Schluter family, please click this link: The Mschluter fund
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My prayers are with you, Mike and Cindy.


"Your actions are so loud that I can't hear a word you're saying!"

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Dear Mike, Cindy and family,

Lots of love and care coming from the middle of the big blue. Got gooze bumps, reading of all this support. Not surprised though, cuz' that's just how we are right Mike?!?!?! <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/laugh.gif" alt="" />

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Offering my prayers up for the big hearted guy that you are, Mike.


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This is just awful news. I came back 2day and ran into this. How terrible, I am very sad. MS was one of the first here (if not the first) to help me! I wish that there was something that I could do, besides pray, but I send that and every hope that a miracle may occur.


jls (Ramona) email if I can do anything pleezmeu2@aol.com


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Mike and Cindy, and family,

May God's grace and mercy be upon you at this time.

You know we all are praying and here for you.

Prayers, blessing and peace.

The Lord Bless you and keep you
The Lord lift his countence upon you
And give you peace
And give you peace

The Lord make his face
To shine upon you
And be gracious unto you

The Lord be Gracious
Gracious
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Amen. <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/smile.gif" alt="" />

Love in Christ,
Miss M

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Michael sat up on his own today!!!! <img src="/ubbt/images/graemlins/grin.gif" alt="" /> Such good news. However, it's still a long road he has to face. The meds are making him quite incoherent (understandbly). His rate of survival in all of this is less than 15%. We need to get that # up. He has been responding to reading this thread, so let's see if we can continue the positive thoughts. His weight is the biggest concern right now. He really needs to get this up. When he looked at Cindy, he didn't seem to recognize her. That just shook Cindy to the core. His voice might not even return. So far he's been making sounds, but nothing solid. So let's pray for that as well. I know inside he wants to communicate. It's so hard being he's going through so much turmoil right now. I just pray he can survive this phase so he can progress to the next phase. Lord, please perform a miracle for this family. They need it badly. As always, in Your will.


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Michael and Cindy,

As I do not know your story or have posted to you, I see the outpour of love and prayers on this thread by those who do know you.

I wish to add my prayers for the recovery of your health. You both sound like wonderful people who have worked hard to get back to a beautiful life together.

Sending prayers to our father in heaven for restoration of your health and strength for your family.

Many blessings to you all....

Hurting


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