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Tue Apr 9, 2019, 10:11 PM

Bittersweet Day

I started out today by receiving an ultrasound picture of my future grandchild and the baby's due date. My son, a Marine veteran, struggled for ten years to get his life back on track from the Iraq War, and my husband and I thought that he would live with us for the rest of our lives or if he would make it that far, as there were many times he wanted to give up. After lots of treatment from the VA and lots of help from us, he is now happily married, employed, a home-owner, and a soon-to-be father (due date in November). We can't wait to see the baby.

Within an hour of getting the picture of the baby-to-come, my sister called. Her middle daughter and husband had been trying to have another baby. When they couldn't conceive, they went to the doctor for answers. She has now been diagnosed with endometrial cancer and will have surgery on Friday. My sister is flying back East to be with her daughter and to help with their 3 young children. There will not be another baby for them, but we are so worried about what might happen now. We are hoping that the cancer has not spread. My mother died of ovarian cancer, my grandmother had breast cancer, and my great-grandmother died from uterine cancer. I sure hope that medicine has come a long way since losing my mother in 1977 who never lived to see any of her grandchildren. Please keep this young family in your thoughts, (Trump has certainly ruined the term "thoughts and prayers" for me.) as they need as much positive energy directed their way.

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mommymarine2003 Apr 9 OP
Demovictory9 Apr 9 #1
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Docreed2003 Apr 9 #2
mommymarine2003 Apr 9 #5
Bettie Apr 9 #3
mommymarine2003 Apr 9 #6
sprinkleeninow Apr 10 #7
MLAA Apr 10 #8
EndGOPPropaganda Apr 10 #9
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Response to mommymarine2003 (Original post)

Tue Apr 9, 2019, 10:14 PM

1. sending positive energy to your family

congrats on the grandchild to be.

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Response to Demovictory9 (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 9, 2019, 11:00 PM

4. Thank you. Looking forward to a healthy baby.

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Response to mommymarine2003 (Original post)

Tue Apr 9, 2019, 10:15 PM

2. Positive thoughts to your family

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Response to Docreed2003 (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 9, 2019, 11:01 PM

5. Thank you!

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Response to mommymarine2003 (Original post)

Tue Apr 9, 2019, 10:26 PM

3. I'm so sorry

Hoping that they caught the cancer early enough that she will recover.

Hoping for a safe delivery for the new grandchild as well.

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Response to Bettie (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 9, 2019, 11:03 PM

6. Thank you!

Hopefully, they can determine quickly as to whether the cancer has spread. Since she had no symptoms, we are hoping the cancer was in its early stages.

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Response to mommymarine2003 (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 12:02 AM

7. I do pray. I find prayer availeth much.

With God 'all' things are possible.

Fear not. 🕯



My God grant your new baby a happy, healthy life.💙

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Response to mommymarine2003 (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 01:02 AM

8. ⭐️🌟💫☀️✨✨✨✨⚡️🌝🌛🌜🌟✨

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Response to mommymarine2003 (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 01:10 AM

9. Positive thoughts!

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Response to mommymarine2003 (Original post)

Wed Apr 10, 2019, 01:28 AM

10. Positive healing thoughts to your family.

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