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#2073300 - 04/11/16 02:08 PM My mom has cancer
Quadspapa Offline
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My sweet 86 year old mom has colon cancer and she decided not to fight it. She's been frail the past few years and I'm glad she will enter her new life on the terms that she wants. She just went under hospice and the nurses and the Dr. are amazing. My 91 year dad is taking it pretty well, but is somewhat confused on all the different meds she is taking. I am so proud of my daughter nurse (the quads mom) who went with me to help take care of "Sugar" this past weekend. My sisters are there during the week and I go on weekends. Prayers would be appreciated.
"I don''t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts." - - Will Rogers (still relevant today)

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#2073319 - 04/11/16 02:39 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers from Ohio.

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#2073320 - 04/11/16 02:42 PM Re: My mom has cancer 3-2-Go
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I have been there with my MOM and it is a hard thing to watch. Prayers with you from CT

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#2073325 - 04/11/16 02:51 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers from South Central, KY Quads.
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#2073326 - 04/11/16 03:00 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Lots of prayers, Quad, for all of you.

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#2073327 - 04/11/16 03:07 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Sending lots of prayers from Michigan to everyone.
Nonsense wakes up the brain cells.

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#2073353 - 04/11/16 04:40 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Thinking of y'all.
I disbelieved what he was saying so hard, I probably created an alternate universe where it wasn't true.

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#2073360 - 04/11/16 04:49 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers from Georgia.

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#2073366 - 04/11/16 05:04 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers to you all.
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#2073369 - 04/11/16 05:08 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Thoughts and prayers. Tough to watch but our experience with hospice in our area was fantastic (considering...). Hopefully yours will be as well.

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#2073392 - 04/11/16 05:50 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers from Oklahoma for your family.
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#2073397 - 04/11/16 06:00 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers from MI Quads for your mom and for all of your family.
The last thing that blew my mind was the wind.

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#2073414 - 04/11/16 06:32 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers, Quad. She sounds like a very brave and sensible woman.
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#2073439 - 04/11/16 07:12 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Consider prayers said, Q. May Jesus Bless your mom, dad and family during this difficult time.
Giddy up.

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#2073443 - 04/11/16 07:19 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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More prayers for all!
I don't need any more negativity in my life...be positive and helpful people or I will kick you in the shins!!!

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#2073447 - 04/11/16 07:33 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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I'm glad she is in the care of people you trust.
Some days good karma isn't worth the hassle.

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#2073460 - 04/11/16 08:03 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers for your mom, and for all your family. I feel badly for your dad. I hope he can handle this ok.
I thought getting old would take longer.

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#2073465 - 04/11/16 08:21 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers for you and your family are being sent.
Nevermind tomorrow, TODAY is the day. -unknown

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#2073520 - 04/12/16 10:56 AM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers from MN for you and your family.
Do, or do not; there is no try. - Yoda

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#2073554 - 04/12/16 01:58 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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More prayers for your family.

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#2073647 - 04/12/16 05:07 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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Prayers said for your Mom and family, Quadspapa.
"Once you learn to read, you will be forever free."

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#2073861 - 04/13/16 05:08 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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God bless you and your family quads. Thank God for the caregivers that do such good work in this area.
Societies that do not find work in and of itself "pleasing to God and requisite to Man," tend to be highly corrupt.

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#2073909 - 04/13/16 06:31 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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More prayers are being sent from Texas for you and your loved ones.
The longer you look back the shorter your time to look forward

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#2073931 - 04/13/16 07:00 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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More prayers from MI for a peaceful journey. She is so blessed to be surrounded by family who support her in letting it be the journey she wants... prayers for each of you as well.
Everyone should believe in something. I believe I will head for the beach!

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#2077283 - 05/05/16 06:44 PM Re: My mom has cancer Quadspapa
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I am so sorry - sending my prayers as well.

I have a young friend, with a wife and 2 young children, that is going through his 5th round of chemo/radiation - they kill it and it comes back somewhere else in his body. He says this is the last fight he has in him - I can't imagine how hard it would be and what strength it would take your mom to make such a decision let alone someone in their 30's.
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