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January 12th, 2017 at 02:43 am

C did not have surgery yesterday, because they did a preliminary laparoscopic procedure and found more tumors. Her cancer has metastasized. She will have chemo, but they are not encouraging about her prospects.

Needless to say, my DIL is beside herself. We are all grieving hard. I have not been able to see C yet; she was groggy yesterday and did not want visitors.

I took care of the boys after school yesterday and spent $4 on snacks.

I'm going back to work today, but will leave early if I am needed. Sounds like I will have a slick commute, so I will be extra careful.

I'm getting started in collecting my tax documents. So far, I only have the W-2 from the College. Still need the SS statement and the one from TIAA. That might be on their website, come to think of it. Also the statement from the museum.

I reapplied for the Senior Freeze Exemption -- a freeze on property tax. I have to reapply every year. I almost forgot last year.

Life goes on, doesn't it? It seems so trivial now to think about taxes and such, but it all has to be done.

19 Responses to “The Worst News”

  1. scottish girl Says:

    I'm so sorry. Thinking of you and your family.

  2. VS_ozgirl Says:

    I'm so sorry to hear this; it seems to have happened so quickly... Did she only find out she had cancer a month ago? Such sad news, my thoughts are with you and your family. May you all have the strength to carry on through these tough times Frown.

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    I'm so sorry! I hope that chemo gives her a fighting chance.

  4. Carol Says:

    I'm sorry.

  5. Laura S. Says:

    I am so sorry to hear this about C. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  6. michelle Says:

    CB, I am so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours.

  7. Petunia 100 Says:

    I'm so sorry that the news is bad. However, I am rooting for C anyway. I hope her fight is successful.

  8. NJDebbie Says:

    ((Hugs)) to all of you.

  9. MonkeyMama Says:

    Well, that sucks! Sorry to hear.

  10. Trying to get ahead Says:

    Hugs to all of you and prayers that treatments work in C's favor.

  11. Bluebird Says:

    I'm so sorry C received the terrible news. Hoping the chemo is successful. Saying prayers for you all {{hugs}}

  12. Kiki Says:

    I am so sorry.

  13. My English Castle Says:

    I am so sorry, CB. Thoughts and prayers going out to all your family.

  14. livingalmostlarge Says:

    I am so sorry for the news.

  15. Dido Says:

    I am so sorry. I hope C gets comfort and ideally a miracle. Hugs.

  16. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Cancer sucks. I'm so sorry. Frown {{{hugs}}}

  17. Wife of the Deacon Says:


    Lifting you all in prayer for peace and comfort. So sorry to hear. (hugs)

  18. starfishy Says:

    oh, no...i'm so sorry to hear this sad news. Frown

  19. LuckyRobin Says:

    That's rough. Cancer steals so much from us.

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