cancer

Monday Motivation

9:00:00 AM

Sometimes this is what we all need to hear.

My mom is having surgery today. Earlier this month she had a couple of places removed from her leg. One was cancerous. Although the doctor is fairly confident all of the cancer was removed, surgeons are taking out a lymph node just to be safe. While this situation hasn't been as bad as it could, it has motivated me to finally make that long-overdue dermatologist appointment.

I don't have a lot planned for the blog so far this week. Tuesday is the presidential primary for my state so I'll be working a different shift to handle our coverage of that. I am *not* looking forward to the turnaround between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning!

I hope everyone has a good week!

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3 comments

  1. Hi, Ashton!

    I will keep your mother in my prayers, dear friend. You are wise to make an appointment with a dermatologist. My father had fair skin and developed skin cancer later in life which required him to get treatment several times a year.

    I'm sorry you have a challenging week ahead but I know you can handle it. You always do and I admire your professionalism.

    Take care, dear friend Ashton!

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    1. Thank you so much, Shady. My mom came through her surgery well. Luckily they found that the cancer had not spread anywhere else.

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    2. I am very relieved to get this good news about your mother. Thanks for the update, Ashton!

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