Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Note from Emma

Hi All,

As many of our daily readers know, my mother-in-law was diagnosed with uterine cancer over the summer. Unfortunately, the type of cancer she has is very rare and tends to spread to other parts of the body. In her two month checkup a few weeks ago they found that it had spread to her spine.

She had surgery to remove some of the tumor last week and is starting radition this week. I am taking her to daily radition appointments for the next several weeks. (Did I mention that she moved in with us following her diagnosis in July and she already had a traumatic brain injury several years ago?)

We'll just say life is a bit more challenging in our household right now. I will be posting as much as possible for the next several weeks. Postings may be irregular for the next week or so but we'll be back up to daily posting soon.




  1. Molly8:04 AM

    Emma, My prayers are with you. This is not an easy thing to go through, but your an amazing daughter in law for being there for her. Major hugs to you. Molly

  2. maricel3:11 PM

    May God Bless you and your family! I hope your mom will be okay:) Many prayers to you.

  3. Anonymous3:29 AM

    Thinking about you and your family.

  4. Stellla10:20 AM


    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!!
    Take care!!

  5. Brenda10:20 AM

    Wishing you all the best in peace and strength!

  6. I am very sorry to hear about your MIL. I hope that she has an easy and speedy recovery. DonĂ¢€™t forget to take care of yourself as well.

  7. Charlotte10:21 AM

    take care of yourself too~~

  8. mushroommeadows10:22 AM

    I hope everything goes well. Praying for you and your family :)

  9. Anonymous10:22 AM

    Take care!! Best wishes :)

  10. Anonymous10:22 AM

    So sorry about this. Surely taking some time off would be completely understandable. My prayers are with you.

  11. Thank you all for your wonderful comments and emails! I truly appreciate them.

    I'll be back up posting sometime this weekend and am hoping to return to our daily posting schedule.

  12. Wishing your family good health! Best wishes!