Super Mom

Cancer sucks. No matter what.

My Father-In-Law is having an operation later this morning.  He has cancer but I believe that they will remove it all this morning.

In honour of cancer and bandana day I bought bandana’s from Pick ‘n Pay.  He doesn’t have Leukemia (thankfully) but it’s still cancer.  I used the bandana’s to explain cancer to the boys.  It has now touched our lives twice and hopefully it will be the last.

Thinking of you Oupa Jan!



16 responses

  1. Moaning Myrtle

    Cancer is a horrible thing. Thinking of your family today and for a successful operation for your father-in-law.

    October 2, 2009 at 10:47 am

    • It was VERY successful 🙂 They removed it all

      October 2, 2009 at 2:17 pm

  2. Mom Archer

    Lovely thought Melany and I pray Jan will be fine


    October 2, 2009 at 2:43 pm

  3. Ugh. Cancer. My dad is currently in remission. I was at a clients taking pictures of her and her baby today, and she told me the most horrific story of how her father died in her arms, from cancer. SO sad.

    October 2, 2009 at 7:40 pm

  4. Addie

    Glad to hear the operation was a success!!! Trust that it will be the last time your lives are touched by cancer.

    Lovely picture of the boys …

    October 2, 2009 at 9:38 pm

  5. Hay

    Good luck and best wishes to your father in law.

    We have two close family members battling cancer right now. Sucks big time.

    October 2, 2009 at 10:32 pm

  6. Hope the op went well!

    October 3, 2009 at 11:28 pm

    • It did thanks. He is doing well. Even got up and walked today 🙂

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      October 4, 2009 at 6:24 pm

  7. OMW I missed bandana day! I hardly ever get to a Pick ‘n Pay anymore. They should promote it more…
    Hope your FIL will be okay.

    October 4, 2009 at 8:41 am

    • Not to worry!!! You didn’t miss it. I think it’s only on the 14th

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      October 4, 2009 at 6:23 pm

  8. My father passed away from cancer 15 years ago. Cancer sucks, indeed! I wish you well.

    October 5, 2009 at 7:31 pm

    • So sorry Emil. It is such an unfair illness

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      October 5, 2009 at 8:33 pm

  9. Ugh. If he has chemo tell him to eat a banana before each treatment.
    Let us know how he does.
    Just because a person has cancer does not mean it is a death sentence.

    October 6, 2009 at 8:00 am

    • Absolutely agree with you 🙂 We are very positive

      October 6, 2009 at 9:12 am

      • Have to be Mel, which is why I keep my mouth shut and don’t listen to what my body tells me. I choose life.

        October 6, 2009 at 10:19 am

  10. Ahh I am so happy to hear they removed it!!

    October 6, 2009 at 9:21 pm

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