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JCY
May 31st, 2018, 02:26 PM
I recently learned that my niece Linda, who lives in Brookings, OR, has had her cancer return after 30 yrs., when she had breast cancer. She's in her early 60's. The cancer is in her lung, liver, & SI bone (sacroiliac). She's undergoing chemo once a week, but she has to go all the way to Medford, which is an almost 3 hr. drive each way. She said it's taking all she's got to try to eat and to keep down food. The anti-nausea meds. & pain meds. make her very sleepy, so she's sleeping several hrs. every afternoon. Her sister is helping her, as is her husb., & son & DIL. Her husb.'s job is in Portland, so he can't always be at home with her. I would appreciate prayers for her. Thank you.

DeniseSm
May 31st, 2018, 02:30 PM
Lifting Linda up in prayer.

Star lover
May 31st, 2018, 02:31 PM
Joy, I'll pray for her and her family.......lots to handle for them. Hugs and warm thoughts for you too.....it's hard to be so far away and can't help.

SuzanneOrleansOntario
May 31st, 2018, 02:41 PM
I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. Prayers for her, family as she fights this battle. Sending best wishes and hugs for strength and courage.

Vonnie
May 31st, 2018, 03:45 PM
So sorry to hear that her cancer is back. Does her state allow medical marijuana? I hear it increases the appetite and helps with pain.

Prayers and hugs coming her way.

KPH
May 31st, 2018, 03:49 PM
Lifting Linda and your family up in prayers.

GuitarGramma
May 31st, 2018, 03:53 PM
Your niece Linda will be in my prayers. What a heartbreak.

sewbizzy
May 31st, 2018, 04:35 PM
Sending prayers for Linda...hoping the treatment helps....prayers also for her family

KarenC
May 31st, 2018, 04:56 PM
Praying for your niece and family.

MissMay
May 31st, 2018, 06:42 PM
So sad for Linda, praying things improve for her especially her eating problems.

Cokie
May 31st, 2018, 06:44 PM
Will say a prayer for Linda and her family. I hate cancer...

Anitamae56
May 31st, 2018, 07:08 PM
Praying for your niece.

Tracie T
May 31st, 2018, 07:36 PM
I will absolutely say prayers for Linda. Keep us posted

JCY
May 31st, 2018, 07:39 PM
I don't know if Oregon allows marijuana or not. I doubt if she would choose to use it due to her Christian beliefs, but I know of a couple Christian ladies at our church who have used it on a short time basis with an Rx from their dr. Both had pain issues. The one lady had fibromyalgia really bad. She's better now & not using it.

cv quilter
May 31st, 2018, 07:39 PM
Joy, I am so sad and will say prayers for Linda and family.

jjkaiser
May 31st, 2018, 08:49 PM
I am sad to hear this. Cancer treatment is so arduous and it is a shame she has to travel so far away to get it. I am not religious and I do not pray but my thoughts will certainly be with you, Linda, and the rest of her family.

JCY
May 31st, 2018, 09:38 PM
I decided to gift one of my finished quilts to Linda for her to use for chemo treatments or whenever. I sewed on the label this afternoon & need to get it boxed up & mailed. It is the Square-in-a-Square quilt with Kaffe Fassett fabrics. It's bright & colorful; I hope it will give her a smile.

Cathy F
May 31st, 2018, 09:49 PM
So sorry to hear this, will keep her and her family in my thoughts and prayers.

Nwmnteacher
May 31st, 2018, 10:01 PM
Prayers for Linda and her family.

Ginny B
May 31st, 2018, 10:09 PM
Will keep your niece and her family in my thoughts and prayers.

JulieC
May 31st, 2018, 11:43 PM
Sorry to hear, will pray for your niece and her family.

mommadeb
June 1st, 2018, 10:29 AM
Prayers are coming.

Rhonda K
June 1st, 2018, 09:59 PM
Prayers for your Dear Niece and her family too.

auntiemern
June 1st, 2018, 10:16 PM
Prayers for your niece, and the rest of her family.