Cancer is such a horrible thing. Many ask why I don't just leave well enough alone. How do you do that when people you have met, and some you never meet, have a child that is dying because they have run out of options. Parents are making decisions to halt treatment. Parents with children already gone. Parents that know they will soon have to make decisions they don't want to make.
I don't seem to be able just to walk away. Too many children and families are affected. Not millions, but even one is too many.
This is one of those years that things are great. Okay, so the dish fairies took a day off, the laundry is waiting. There are a million things to do but in shifting priorities to "Essential," other things have been accomplished. Star Wars has been viewed. Presents opened and appreciated. Sharing an excellent dinner with friends and family. Calls to and from people you love and enjoy.
Dishes can wait, boxes can be cut down and recycled, laundry mountains are a thing of art.
I am taking a moment to make sure the coffee is good, the house is warm, and the dogs get a good walk. The kidlet has the rest she needs.
I also have to figure out when I am going to see
Star Wars, again.