Beauty in the Ordinary

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

I Love You More Than You Can Ever Know

"Hi Babe."

"Hi did it go?"

"Well, it was always a choice between bad and worse...we knew that right?"

"Yes, okay, so?"

"Well, it's only bad."


"Prostate cancer...but confined, moderate and curable."

"Okay, so...what do we do now?"

"Urologist, oncologist...and we make a plan."

"You okay?"

"I'm  Worried? Scared?"

"All of the above, I guess."

"Do you have any idea how much I love you."

"Sure...just as much as I love you."

"Are we going to be okay?"

"Yes...we are going to be fine."


  1. Jacqueline my thoughts are with you both at this time & I wish you courage & strength while you work through this challenge....

    Sending you one GINORMOUS Aussie hug from across the way....

    Tamarah xx

  2. Thanks Tamarah...have to say, I could use that hug right about now...

  3. Dear Jacqueline,
    I know how dificult those words are to hear. Just focus on the words "curable", and "we will be OK".

    Everything you know, tells you this is true.


  4. Yes... you are both going to be fine. Tons of Hugs from Bend Oregon!

  5. When we say we understand what you are going we really..maybe some of us do and some thing we do understand it support and strength sharing so we are here for you both on this journey,prayer,hopes and much love comes your way.

  6. Of course you're going to be fine. You know that. We know that.

    But this all has a high "nuisance value," just the same. Nuisance. Boo! Hiss!

    Extra doses of blessings and Bear hugs all round!

  7. I have two friends who have had Prostate Cancer recently, and both are now absolutely fine.

    He WILL be OK; I know. Bisou, Cro.

  8. Hello Jacqueline

    I am sorry to hear this news. I join in your other readers positive comments and prayers. I have a candle lit in your honour.


  9. MUCH love and thanks to you all for putting the white light of healing and support out there. I do believe all of this works.
    We have our plan and right now he is feeling just fine.
    He WILL be okay...we WILL be okay.

  10. Very sorry to hear this news. But the good news is you have each other's strength and love as a foundation. Hoping for the best for you both.

  11. J, I'm so sorry. Keep strong xx

  12. Dear beautiful Jacqueline, I had to read this again, to make sure I got it right.....I think the good operative words to focus on are all of them, confined, moderate , curable...This is brother in law who lives in NOTL was diagnosed with the same 4 years ago, completely cured! I send you all my warmest hugs and love.....Let's visit soon, when you are ready. N.XOXO

  13. Nella, my darling...thank you for that...I need to hear cured, cured, cured, over and over again. Can't wait to meet in person...kindred spirits!

  14. j"
    I have seen so many people "! do well" well!

  15. Keep reminding me John...please...

  16. Oh, J...I'm so sorry, you both have been through so much lately. But I have to tell you, a dear friend AND my Uncle, have just gone through dealing with PC...and both are doing well. There are two types of chose one, and the other chose the other, if that makes any sense, and so far so good, both are winning the battle.
    Prayers are with you both for strength and comfort as you deal with CAN be overcome, remember and 'know' that.
    Big hugs Jacqueline, to the both of you...
    xo J~

  17. It's all about being able to visualize the light at the end of the tunnel Jessica. I do trust his doctors...we have spoken with two treatment centres and both came up with the same protocol...and, as I mentioned before, right now he looks and feels fine. We just have to maintain that as best as possible.
    Thank you for your kind words, thoughts and prayers. They are so very much appreciated right now.

  18. Jacqueline...An enormous hug to you. I shall pray for you both for healing and courage.

  19. Thanks Chania...Ill take every ounce of support offered!

  20. Oh, no no no.

    Jacqueline, sending virtual hugs and all good intentions from Seattle.


  21. Thanks T...I know you have your share of trouble at the moment, so right back at you sista!

  22. OMG!! I never expected to read this. J' PLEASE read 'Anti-Cancer' by Dr David Servan-Schreiber. It is written by a French Neurologist who cured himself of cancer after doctors gave him months to live; that was 20+ years ago. Ironically his Oncologist who didn't believe diet had anything to do with cancer, succumbed himself to the disease, and the "patient" is still alive and kicking.
    Sending you payers and hugs from Spain Jacqueline xx

  23. Thank you Vanessa...I too believe we are more than the sum of our parts and EVERYTHING, exercise, attitude,'s all important.
    Again...your good thoughts form part of the white light of healing, for all of us.
    Thank you.


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