Despite this, April is a very down-to-Earth, caring teenager.April is in the hospital due to an inoperable brain tumor, a recurrence of a medical problem she had when she was five years old.Note: The following is an excerpt from the book It Is Well: Life in the Storm by Chris Faddis, shared with permission from the author and Carmel Communications.
That is where she meets Mark, a cystic fibrosis patient who has never been accepted and really wants to know April.
After her friends and boyfriend find out she has a brain tumor, her boyfriend dumps her knowing he cant deal with the fact that she is sick.
It was clear that Angela’s body was in the pre-active dying process, and that there really was nothing we could do to stop it. ” This wasn’t helped, of course, by a few well-meaning people who voiced that they thought I was giving up hope.
One friend posed the decision this way: “At some point it is time to surrender to God and if she is in the pre-active dying process, it might be that time to accept death.” I was confident that we had made the right choice, but as I sat in her room, I felt helpless and useless. So in my restlessness and uneasiness I would pace, find things to do and find myself getting frustrated.
Both her parents loved her, and she was living the best live with her friends and her boyfriend.
Then when she starts to feel sick she goes to the hospital to find out that she has a brain tumor.
Ali, always protective of her secrets, meets Emily’s mother at the hotel.
My first thought is engagement ring, but that would be a total 180 from Ali’s constant need of displays of affection.
Soon after breaking the news to Chris, he ends their relationship, and April begins to date Mark.