Tuesday, June 2, 2009

IT HAS SPREAD...

My mom called last evening. The news wasn't good, the cancer she had in her breast has Metastatic and has spread to her lungs. I didn't cry at the news, I still haven't. Perhaps because in some odd way I knew it was coming, but what are you supposed to feel when your mother tells you her life is going to end within 3 years??

First, I am a firm believer in Jesus Christ and miracles and just because this doesn't look good, doesn't mean her life will end in 3 years. Doctors are healers, they are not and never will be God. Why do they feel they must put a time line on life? They told my mother with Chemo she has probably another 3 years left, but for her not to give up hope because new cures are popping up all the time!

It just takes me back many years ago to my own son, Jacob. He was transferred from one hospital to Valley Childrens Hospital in Fresno & the doctor that met me in the waiting room came to me and said, 'it looks pretty bad, he probably won't make it another week.' I think that is where I got my backbone, that day at that moment. I requested another doctor and told him to stay away from my child.

My son did die, but he remained on this earth for almost another 3 months. I am just numb right now and even blogging seems to be a heavy chore.

6 comments:

Patrick said...

I'm so sorry to hear this, Jean. But things ARE changing and cures ARE happening. I'll say a prayer. I hate cancer.

Beverooni said...

I am so sorry this is happening to you and to your mother. My thoughts are prayers are with you. You are absolutely right about the power of prayer and we do have modern day miracles. Keep the faith!

Sharon said...

I'm so sorry to hear about this, but you are right! With God, ALL things are possible.

Four days after I had my daughter back in 1986, they told me chances were she wouldn't live and if she did, she'd have brain damage. I cried out to God and asked Him to spare her life and make her normal and I'd give her to Him and make sure she grew up knowing God and His Son, Jesus. Long story short...God answered my prayer and she's as normal as anyone. I kept my promise too. He must have known that I would.

I will be praying for your mom.

((HUGS))

Cathy said...

Sending a great big hug!

Melinda Cornish said...

I'm sorry Jean......my thoughts are with you and your mom....

Sherry said...

Hugs to you and your mom Jean!

Sherry