Jun 29, 2008

The bad with the good

I guess that life really does even itself out, that whole yin and yang idea. The weekend started out really fun, with Kathy, Skyler and I getting to meet a fellow blogger for lunch. We got to meet Mountain Mom from over at Life with Altitude. We had a nice time having lunch, getting to know each other a bit and exchanging info about our kids. It was a fun time, are you jealous Mr. Lemon? :^)

Then Saturday was a great run called the slacker 1/2 marathon. It's called that because it is all downhill, but it is actually pretty tough! We got up early and headed for the mountains, picking up two more of Kathy's friends who are also running it. Kathy and her two friends did the run as a relay. I still am recovering from the shoulder surgery, and couldn't do it. It starts at Loveland ski area at the valley area, then heads down to a small mountain town called Georgetown. Kathy pushed Skyler in his chair (actually, hung on for dear life). It was beautiful and a really fun day.



Then we get home and have a message from Kathy's folks, her mom had been diagnosed with breast cancer awhile back. They did a test to see if it spread anyplace else and the results were not good. There is a tumor on her heart. So Kathy make quick plans to fly out there and see what is going on and how she can help. She will be out there probably until Thursday, and by then they should have a plan. That can be anywhere from invasive surgery, to enjoying the time that is left. So Skyler and I are hanging out being guys for awhile.

So the bad with the good is in full form this weekend.

15 comments:

  1. My prayers go out to you and yours.

    In the meantime, lay around in your underwear, order pizza, and watch action movies.

    Doc

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  2. Oh Geez, my prayers are with your family. Good thoughts and hugs going your way!

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  3. Oh my. I hope things turn out okay...

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  4. Tell your wife that I'm very sorry to hear about her mom.

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  5. Please tell me that Joint Juice is made with hemp.

    I AM jealous as hell, mah frien', I am!! when I get my ass out there, I fully expect to be wined n' dined by all y'alls in fine style!!

    Prayers away from me, as well...

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  6. You have a wonderful family and again I say Thank You for lunch. It was a pleasure to meet you all in person. I'm truly sorry to hear about Kathy's Mom and want to let you know we're sending our prayers in your direction.

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  7. My thoughts and prayers are with Kathy's Mom and your family.

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  8. Damn, that's not good. I hope it turns out okay.

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  9. Thanks everyone. They are meeting with doctors today, having a family pow-wow and all...

    We shall see, we shall see.

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  10. I'm crossing my fingers, hoping for the best news.

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  11. Virtual hugs and prayers for you and your family coming your way!

    Hoping for the best.

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  12. So sorry to hear about your mother in law. I'll keep you in my thoughts.

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  13. I'm so sorry to hear about Cathy's mom. I hope they have some news by now.

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  14. I'll keep the family in my prayers, too.

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  15. Please don't pee in the sink while she's gone.

    I wish your family all the best.

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