Sister

9 Apr

My family just found out yesterday that my sister, Heather, has cancer. She has been sick since November, and the last couple of weeks finally narrowed it down to the point where we got a diagnosis of cancer. She either has lymphoma or leukemia or a combination of both, so she will see a specialist to help type her cancer. Heather has been amazing–she has been calm through the testing and diagnosis and she is prepared for the treatments ahead. She is even okay with losing her hair, and that’s saying something because she has long gorgeous hair.
(Left to right: my mom, my sister Wendy, my sister Heather and me. Easter 2008)

The first thing I’m going to knit her is a flaming pink Hallowig. I’m sure my knitting needles will be busy making things to keep her spirits up. Please keep my sister in your prayers as she begins this battle.

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One Response to “Sister”

  1. Laura 10 April 2008 at 12:35 PM #

    Wow, I’m so sorry to hear that about your sister. My husband lost his mother to breast cancer when he was a teenager. He’s in his 40’s now and still has a hard time with it. I will keep your sister in my prayers.

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