My Mom

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by lexustami, Dec 5, 2007.

  1. lexustami

    lexustami Songster

    Jun 14, 2007
    St. Clairsville, OH
    Hello all,

    First... a little history. My Mom is 72.

    My Mom was diagnosed with colon cancer in the summer of 2004. She had surgery and they found she had 2 different types of cancer. One was colon cancer but the other cancer was rare and was found on her ureter. They removed 1 kidney, part of her colon, her appendix and did a complete hysterectomy. She did chemo for a while but it made her too sick. She recovered nicely.

    The next summer while she was getting her yearly checkups they found that they (radiologist) had missed her breast cancer. The next week my Dad was diagnosed with lung cancer. He died less than 6 months later.

    They removed the cancer from her breast. She had chemo again but she didn't get the radiation because of everything that was going on with my Dad. The Dr's felt it was more important for her to feel well enough to spend the last couple of months with my Dad.

    I got a phone call from her tonight. Her oncologist called and they found some nodules during her last round of tests. The nodules are on her thyroid, behind her bladder and somewhere else she couldn't remember. She also has another lump in her breast.

    She moved to TN last year but kept all of her Florida dr's. She commutes for her Dr's appts. She is flying back to Florida tomorrow to get more tests done.

    I was just hoping that you all could send some good thoughts her way. She really needs them.


  2. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude

    Wow, that's alot for you and her to have to deal with. She has my prayers.
  3. nccountrygirl

    nccountrygirl Songster

    Jul 31, 2007
    Sanford N.C.
    Y'all are in my thoughts and prayers.
  4. DuckLady

    DuckLady Administrator

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Me too!

    Moms are precious. Mine has been gone for 5 and a half years and I miss her so. Will you give your mom a hug for me?
  5. okiechick57

    okiechick57 Songster

    Tami, we are praying for your mom......glad to hear she has such good doctors ........they must be if she flies to go to them............ :aww
  6. Scrambled Egg

    Scrambled Egg Flock Mistress

    Aug 29, 2007
    Fayetteville, NC
    Best wishes for a speedy recovery....
  7. justusnak

    justusnak Flock Mistress

    Feb 28, 2007
    South Eastern Indiana
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Of course your family have my prayers!
  8. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Songster

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    Your mom must be a very strong person to go thru so much.
    You both are in my thoughts and prayers.

    May God bless you both.
  9. hoosierhen

    hoosierhen Songster

    Sep 26, 2007
    It sounds like your mom is a fighter and doesn't give up easily. I pray she will get the treatment she needs, to live long and feel good!
    This has to be VERY HARD for you, not to be able to be with her. (I see you're in Ohio)
    Remember to take care of yourself too!! She needs her "cheer leader" to be well to encourage her!
  10. Wildsky

    Wildsky Wild Egg!

    Oct 13, 2007

    My thoughts are with you all.

    I lost my mom almost 23 years ago to cancer, I understand what you're going though.

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