Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Dear Breast Cancer: Bite me.

Dear Breast Cancer,

Bite Me. Your little cousin, lymphoma, sucked enough. You are not welcome in these parts.

It turns out to be good timing for some simplifying as last week my little sister was diagnosed with breast cancer. We are all sitting around in the "calm before the storm", waiting for a biopsy to determine if it will require "just" a mastectomy or a mastectomy and chemo/radiation. When thinking of the fact that she 4 small children, ranging in age from 5 months to 8 years old, this is huge. Breast cancer sucks royally at any point in your life, but when I picture a young mom trying to juggle a baby and a toddler and throwing in the lovely side effects of chemo, I am just plain old sad. Please include Becky in your prayers....

and I will leave you with my favorite quote of the week:
If you will put God first in your life,
everything else will fall into its proper place
or drop out of your life entirely.
{Ezra Taft Benson}

3 comments:

Becky said...

Thank you for your thoughts and cancer tell offs.

Islandalli said...

Amen Sarah.

HCJ said...

Sorry sorry, Sarah. We'll be praying for your sister. If it makes you feel better, every person I personally know whose had a breast cancer diagnosis has licked it.