{December 16, 2012}   You Never Think It Will Happen To You

Tonight my parents called a family meeting. We’ve only had two in my entire life before tonight: to tell us our uncle was shot & killed and to tell us our cousin shot & killed herself.

Tonight my parents informed us (my brothers, sisters and I) that the doctors have given my mother six months to four years to live. I’m devastated. She has terminal emphysema and interstitial lung disease. In short, her lungs both look like Swiss cheese on the CT scans. She’s only fifty-one years old. I’m only twenty-three years old.

I’m angry. I’m so sad. I’m scared.

lala1966 says:

I’m so sorry about your mother and these other tragedies in your family right now. I will keep you all in my prayers xx

flambadoo says:

Sorry about this. I hope miracles will happen and your mom will recover soon. In the meantime, be strong!

Thank you Flam. There is always room for miracles!

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