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We are bringing Lesley home

by tdowning

My experience in dealing with my wife's cancer
30 July 2017 at 21:51

The week of the bad news

I'll start this blog here, the day we heard Lesley's treatment for cancer had failed. As the doctor's letter said, a limited prognosis. I'll post other notes, some of the early treatments and fears and share how we get on.

16 July 2017. Lesley had gone into the hospital to deal with some of the symptoms and the registrar broke the news that the scan two weeks earlier was not good news.

Do you remember the day of our wedding, 32 years ago? The first church upcountry in Kiambu, Kenya? The happy couple, looking so young?

We will bring Lesley home from the hospital this week. We heard last week that her cancer didn't respond to treatment. It has been over a year of poor health, and three months of drug therapy. It is her time, too soon by far but blessed with so many good memories and the joy of our children and grandchildren.

I'm sorry to bring such sad news to you. I use FB to keep in touch with many friends and family all over the world. Many of you know Lesley. You should know we think of you all and appreciate the many who have shared our vision and our lives.

(I posted this on Facebook to share the news with the many friends around the world. Too many to contact directly.)

 

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