Well…. I finally sat down with my Mom last night and had a long talk with her.  Though I had told her that I had been diagnosed with Hodgkins Lymphoma….. I hadn’t really explained what it was.  Now she knows.  We discussed the big “C” word and I told her what my options were and that this was a very curable kind to deal with.  I also told her I wasn’t sure I wanted to take the conventional treatment road yet.  It’s a matter of much prayer for me right now.  I was amazed at how well she dealt with it, considering all of her daughters right now are dealings with some medical issues.  We will all be fine, but it’s just a lot for a 90 year old woman to take!  Especially when she’s not in the best of health herself!  Perhaps this will be a time when we all draw closer because of needing to help each other through all of this!  I suppose it’s a blessing in disguise!


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  1. There are an abundance of thoughts and prayers being sent your way. God’s gifts come in many forms including medical innovations.
    We send our love from the “Great Northwest”.

    • Thanks, Pat! I appreciate all the thoughts and prayers I can get. I’ve never been faced with such a hard dilemma or choice! This is not going to be easy! Love you guys!

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