Meet Brennan Scurlock. At the young and tender age of just ten months old, Brennan was diagnosed with Stage 4 Neuroblastoma, with a large tumor stretching from his kidney, across one of his lungs, and to his spine. Immediately, Brennan began treatment for the aggressive form of childhood cancer, undergoing chemotherapy, a stem cell transplant, and other methods of harsh treatment that wore down his tiny body. However, after finishing this treatment, Brennan was diagnosed with a secondary cancer, referred to by the doctors as a “secondary tumor of highly aggressive Undifferentiated Sarcoma”. This cancer had metastasized to his liver, lung, and brain. Shortly after beginning another set of treatment for the secondary cancer, one of the lesions in Brennan’s brain began to bleed, rendering him unable to continue treatment. On April 13th, 2012, Brennan entered hospice care for end of life care, where he continues to fight the two monsters raging within him. To follow Brennan’s progress and learn more about him, visit his caringbridge or Facebook page. Butterfly Kisses has been blessed to be a part of Brennan’s courageous fight against Neuroblastoma and Sarcoma.
4/25/12: “This morning April 25, 2012 at 5:15am Brennan took his last breath.The Lord didnt answer my prayers for me to always keep Brennan, for him to never be taken from me. He did answer my prayers to never have to hear him cry in pain once we went home from hospice. We were sleeping for just under 2 hours when we woke right before Brennan tookhis last breaths. There was a reason we were woken up and Im so thankful I didn’t miss Brennans last moments with us. I will never be complete, or the same. I feel so empty. Its still so hard believe he is gone. It almost feels like he’s just spending time away with his Aunt or something.. It just seems like a bad nightmare. Everyone tells me he’s in a better place, and happy now.. but I feel like I am where he should be. There is NO other place Brennan should be, than in my arms tonight. I don’t look forward to things returning to normal, blake returning to working nights and having to go to bed alone. I wont have little fingers in mhy hair or a little warm body to sleep with anymore. Im completely heartbroken.” (via caringbridge)