Tomorrow Mark will have a shunt placed to relieve brain pressure. This is common and needed for conditions like this. The condition we are dealing with is a Benign tumor of the Pineal gland area. It was the size of a baseball last week and now has been reduced by a great deal. We will not know what the final figure is until the swelling goes down and they get a great clear scan. No wonder my sweetie had headaches. Ouch!! So, if any of you are having headaches, balance issues and concentration issues, please go it it checked out!! Today they changed his meds that are keeping him in the Twilight-Maui-Brain-Vacation to something less "heavy" and when I went to see him his eyes opened, he held my hand and smiled. I told him of all the blessings and greetings and prayers being said all over the Metaverse from Facebook to Myspace to Second Life and he waved back many kudos. I then told him the World's Cutest Kitten [Darwin] wanted to come but it was against Scripps Rules and he was laughing [without noise as he is still "tubed"] Major YAYs!!! I want to thank each and everyone of you for caring about Mark. You all ROCK and many hearts!