9 January 2010

Bad things definitely come in threes

I wish I was posting with more uplifting news, but I'm not.

Remember Mr. JB's uncle that was rushed to hospital last week because his kidneys shut down?

Well his health problems don't end there.

Mr. JB just got off the phone with his dad (who is feeling pretty good, btw) and he found out that Uncle R is also full of cancer.

The doctors don't expect him to last the week.

His daughter is returning from out west where she just flew back to on the 2nd.

We have a very hard time believing that Uncle R didn't know about the cancer. He sees many, many specialists for his diabetes and other health issues. It wouldn't be this advanced if the disease just started.

Apparently he has some sort of death wish.

I feel completely shell-shocked.

Please pray, please think positive thoughts and send them in our direction.

I'm just about ready to curl up into the fetal position and cry.

I'm done.

And this time it has nothing to do with my infertility.


  1. So sorry about your uncles cancer, my grandfather had cancer that was not discovered until it had spread everywhere, despite many doctors and many specailists, sometimes it happens and its just not fair.

  2. There is definitely lots of bad news around you right now, I am so sorry to hear this addition! I will def pray-and glad that FIL is feeling better, that is something, right?

  3. Oh no! I am so very sorry. Praying for you and your family.

  4. I am so sorry! Thinking good thoughts and sending those your way!

    Sorry all this is happening.

  5. Oh wow, JB... you have had so much to deal with lately, so much bad news. I am so terribly sorry about Uncle R, and he will be in my prayers along with DHs whole family.

  6. oh my gosh, I'm so sorry that you have to experience all this :-(

  7. Yes, of course! I will light a candle at church tonight and ask for healing and peace for your Uncle and other family members. I am sorry that all this is happening in such short order. Prayers a coming...

  8. I'm so sorry. I'll be praying for you, Mr. JB, and his family.

  9. So sorry to hear your bad news. With you, your husband and his family and thought and prayer.

  10. Wow, when it rains it pours. I am sorry you and Mr. JB have to deal with this all.

    I am thinking about you guys and Uncle R.

  11. I just popped over from AYWH and wanted to say I am so sorry for all of your bad news. WOW. Sometimes when it rains it pours, doesn't it?

  12. I'm so sorry to hear this! I'll be praying for you and your family!

  13. Oh my goodness honey, I am so terribly sorry :( I will be praying for you and your family at this tough time. Please don't think you need to be strong through this, allow yourself to feel what you need to feel.

    Sending you my love xxx

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