No More Please.

I am really not sure where to go with this post tonight, it is coming from a desperate attempt to calm my thoughts and make sense of all of these irrational and unhealthy thoughts.  I really just need to ask for prayer once again for our family, specifically my son Mcguire. 

Mac has always been a little bit sickly, he started out small, had a hard time gaining weight, and ended up in the hospital with RSV and Pneumonia as a baby….that did some damage to his lungs, and as a result has had many, many, lung and breathing related illnesses.  That is scary in itself, it’s never fun to watch your child struggle for breath.  We made the decision to have his tonsils and adenoids taken out, to help eliminate the amount of infections he would get, his tonsils would hold onto the infection, and once he would finish the antibiotics, he would end up sick a week or so later.  Having them removed helped alot…..

But in the last few months, we’ve noticed that his breathing/sleeping patterns are poor.  He snores loudly and almost from the time he hits the pillow, and then throughout the night, he’ll wake up gasping for air. It is scary and not something that I know how to fix. So we met with an ENT (Ear Nose Throat) doctor, and he seemed to thing that his problem was allergy related.  So last week, we went to an allergist, and had Mac tested for allergies,  they tested for 32 different allergens, and of those 32, Mac was only allergic to one. 

Strike One.  Allergies weren’t what was causing his snoring/apnea.  So the doc suggested a sinus x-ray.  We did that, and they saw some shadowing that they weren’t sure about, so the doctor ordered a CAT scan, to make sure that he didn’t have an obstruction that was causing the snoring. 

So last Friday afternoon, we went to the CAT scan, and

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