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I am a 40 something year old mother of 2. I have always been interested in crafts since my sister and I spent summer weeks with my Grandmother, who was a very crafty lady, while my mother was in college. I mostly quilt since I seem to have an obsession with owning large quantities of fabric, but at one point or another think I have tried almost every craft out there.

Wednesday, April 04, 2007

sad times

I have been having a hard time blogging lately and I really wish I didn't have a very good excuse. My Mom, who had a good checkup in January from her ovarian cancer, took a turn for the worse in Feburary. She started a second round of chemotherapy a couple of weeks ago, but has still been going steadily downhill. She is very weak and back in the hospital. We were so happy in January when it looked like things were going well and it has turned around so fast.


Blogger atet said...

I am so sorry to hear about your mother. Cancer is never easy to deal with. Love her, love yourself, and take your time.

2:10 AM  
Blogger Jacob said...

Hi Tami

Sorry to hear your mother is so ill. Hugs from bloggerland

4:46 AM  
Blogger Rebecca said...

Hang in there. Hugs.


8:50 AM  
Blogger dot said...

Hugs and prayers to you. I know what you are going through. My MIL just passed in Jan.

10:13 AM  
Blogger Laurie Ann said...

You and your mother are in my thoughts and prayers.

11:01 AM  
Blogger Judith said...

Hugs for you and your family.

11:21 AM  
Blogger Sharon said...

I'm so sorry to hear about this turn of events. You & your family will be in my prayers.

12:40 PM  
Blogger MollyBeees said...

I'm sorry to hear about your Mum. My Mum has cancer as well and it is a roller coaster ride. Know that lots of us care about you. ((Hugs))

1:27 PM  
Blogger Nancy said...

(((HUGS)))). Your Mom and your whole family will be in my prayers.

1:40 PM  
Blogger Judy said...

Don't worry about blogging. More important things are on your mind. Spend your time where it's needed.

2:31 PM  
Blogger Linda_J said...

Sorry to hear that your mother's health has taken a turn for the worse. Blogging definitely can wait when you need to spend more time with her.

8:33 PM  
Blogger Carol E. said...

So sorry to hear about your mother's downturn. Just drop a line on your blog when you can fit it in. We'll be waiting.

4:25 AM  
Blogger Tracey @ozcountryquiltingmum said...

In my prayers, Tracey

12:10 AM  
Blogger JoAnna said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your Mom, ovarian cancer is a horrible disease. My thoughts and prayers are with your Mom and also with you.

6:56 PM  
Blogger Sweet P said...

Prayers and hugs for you and your family.

8:06 AM  
Blogger Tazzie said...

Sending big hugs your way, I'm thinking of you.

10:28 AM  
Blogger Patti said...

Tami, I'm so sorry to read about your mother. Sending lots of hugs and hopes that she will once again be better. This is such an awful disease! I just wish there was as much research/money raising for this disease as there is for breast cancer.

6:31 PM  
Blogger Carole said...

Life can be so challenging at times. I'm sorry to read about your mom. I will send some positive energy your way. Namaste

2:07 PM  
Blogger Happy Valley Quilter said...

Such sad news, Tami. It seems like there are so many of use dealing with parents and their health issues right now. Keep us posted.

4:45 PM  
Blogger Hanne said...

I am so sorry to hear about your mother being so sick. Sending strong thoughts and soft hugs your way Tami!

3:27 AM  
Blogger Wendy said...

Sorry to hear about your Mom. My advise is that quilting is what keeps me going in this type of difficult times. I hope we see you back soon.

11:57 AM  
Blogger Morah said...

Sending you all my best wishes and happy thoughts. {{HUGS}}

5:06 PM  

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