Day 976

For what credit is it if, when you sin and are beaten for it, you endure? But if when you do good and suffer for it you endure, this is a gracious thing in the sight of God. For to this you have been called, because Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, so that you might follow in his steps. 1 Peter 2:20-21

Justin cried his eyes out last night because another boy on his flag football team called him “fatty”.

Yes, I wanted to drop kick that kid. No, I didn’t do it.

Justin is on a boat load of steroids and drugs, which have caused weight gain.

He also eats stuff like cheezits dipped in chocolate milk.

575E12FF-0EEA-4E04-93E4-446C4EA1B615We allow it and won’t be judged for it.

Chemotherapy does weird things to your taste buds and causes outrageous cravings.

It’s a very unhelpful side effect, but even doctors advise, it’s a futile battle to fight during treatment.

I know cancer moms, whose child never tasted a french fry, running out to McDonald’s at 10pm. Because when your child is in severe pain and vomiting through their nose, but also screaming uncontrollably for a happy meal because all they can do is watch TV and they just saw a fast food commercial, you go get it because that’s the only thing you can fix for them.

Parents, please remind your kids how stupid and hurtful their words can be.

Jeff has not yet gained employment, but we are ever hopeful.

Thank you for generous giving as well as unparalleled support and encouragement. Grace be with you, my friends.

One thought on “Day 976

  1. Ugh, my heart aches for Justin on this one. Praying to the Great Physician to to wipe those words and that unkindness out of his little heart. I’m sorry, friend. One mom heart to another, I’m praying.


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