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Keeping you in the loop [Feb. 18th, 2012|08:45 am]
~Flyboy, Jai, Tails... whatever!~
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I haven't been updating much. There's a number of reasons for that but I figured I'd try to post something at least.

2012 isn't shaping up to be great so far. Mostly health issues. Where do I begin?

You guys already know my mum's had cancer since the middle of last year. She's on strong medication that's been affecting her pretty badly with nasty side effects and such. This last week she's had two painful blows.

Firstly she just found out that her good friend Allison, who she stays with when she goes to London for her cancer clinic appointments, has just ALSO been diagnosed with cancer. A lump on her leg turned out to be cancerous, and a pretty rare and fast-growing one, too.

Then secondly, my mum's nurse got back to her about bloods... it's looking very likely from her anti dsDNA results that my mum has lupus. A score above 50 is a positive indicator for it. Hers was 102. Cancer AND lupus. Oh my fucking god. It might be the medication that caused it, or she might have had it asymptomatically for a while. Either way, she's obviously not happy. I feel horrible for her.

General health in the family has been pretty poor, too. Jei just got over a flu thing but now I have it. With her, she mainly had a fever and chills and aches. For me right now the worst thing is the sore throat. I got up at like 6am this morning on account of not being able to sleep 'cause it hurt so much. Gfgfklhfkhfk. Also, my 80-something-year-old dad recently had pneumonia(!) and my brother was off work for five days with a gastro-flu. Bluh.

But yeah, the big bad news is that my mum's friend also has cancer now, and my mum may have lupus.

Also still selling stuff on eBay. At least that's going fairly well because FUCK I need the money. Of course I messed up already and accidentally got two peoples' packages shipped to the wrong person but luckily they both live in the UK and are both willing to just swap them, lol.

I'll post again some time soon, I guess. I'm not dead. Just. Yeah.
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[User Picture]From: alycus
2012-02-18 10:03 am (UTC)
*hugs*
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[User Picture]From: flyboy_fox
2012-02-18 11:04 pm (UTC)
*Hugs* Thanks.
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[User Picture]From: alycus
2012-02-19 07:34 pm (UTC)
To be honest, I just find it deeply unfair that this kind of crap keeps happening to such a nice person like you. Makes me feel bad.
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[User Picture]From: flyboy_fox
2012-02-20 01:29 pm (UTC)
Don't feel bad. I have faith that things will be better, and there are good things in my life too, like Jei being here and all of my friends (:
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[User Picture]From: eileanach
2012-02-18 08:26 pm (UTC)
-big hugs-
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[User Picture]From: flyboy_fox
2012-02-18 11:04 pm (UTC)
*Hugs back* Thanks.
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[User Picture]From: private_enemy
2012-02-18 11:06 pm (UTC)
Oh Jai...things always have to be so hard for you. I don't know why. :( I was wondering if you were doing ok, seeing as you don't update so frequently anymore, though of course I understand the circumstances behind why. You've gotten as bad as me! :P I kid I kid. I'm just glad you're ok, even if things are still rough for you. As always, all I can do is offer you my love and my thoughts. Take care of yourself. ♥ (hug)
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[User Picture]From: flyboy_fox
2012-02-18 11:10 pm (UTC)
Thanks (: I really do appreciate the concern. I'll do my best to take care of things over here, and I hope that you're doing okay too! ♥ Always good to hear from you.
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[User Picture]From: kartoon_kompany
2012-02-19 02:09 am (UTC)
Sometimes they say "when it rains, it pours." Continue to be strong for your mom, even though you may have your weak moments. Don't ever feel guilty about that. You are doing the very best in the midst of these circumstances.
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[User Picture]From: flyboy_fox
2012-02-19 10:19 am (UTC)
Thanks for the kind words. It means a lot (: I'll do my best.
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[User Picture]From: chaosandhope
2012-02-20 06:08 am (UTC)
*hugs* Sending good vibes over to everyone.
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[User Picture]From: flyboy_fox
2012-02-20 01:30 pm (UTC)
Thanks so much (:
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[User Picture]From: inkedfeathers
2012-02-21 12:34 pm (UTC)
GOOD GOD, cancer and lupus? Your poor mother! I'm so sorry. ;_;

Eeeh, pneumonia? He recovered? That's good.

Ick, so many health problems. I'm sorry you've all been so sick!
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[User Picture]From: flyboy_fox
2012-02-21 09:38 pm (UTC)
Yeah, I know x.x It's just been sucky all around. But hopefully things will start to improve soon (:
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From: kevin_23
2012-02-24 12:37 am (UTC)
Wow, I'm really sorry to hear about your family's health issues, Flyboy. I hope everyone can make full recovery. That's awful that your mom has lupus on top her dealing with cancer as well. I'm glad you're ok though and continue to stay strong.

•hugs•
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