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Knitty1
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Posted - 05/09/2006 :  09:31:18 AM  Show Profile  Visit Knitty1's Homepage Send Knitty1 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
My mom has had 2 masectomy's in 8 months, so I knit away the pain and anger and frustration.Its very hard to watch someone you love get hit with so much stuff all at once.I am calmer just knowing the knitting bag is always with me........Amy

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Posted - 05/09/2006 :  11:50:19 AM  Show Profile Send YarnGoddess a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Amy, hugs to you and your mom. I can't begin to imagine what the 2 of you must be going through.

Elizabeth
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Cozy
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USA
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Posted - 05/09/2006 :  12:39:21 PM  Show Profile  Visit Cozy's Homepage Send Cozy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Oh, Amy, I'm sorry to hear that about your mom. I'm glad knitting makes it bearable for you.

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Paris2005
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Posted - 05/09/2006 :  3:19:07 PM  Show Profile Send Paris2005 a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Amy,

So sorry to hear your news. Thanks for sharing your story. I am organizing a team to walk in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure (Breast Cancer) Walk here in my community on June 3. You and your mom will be in my thoughts.

I too am glad that knitting is bringing some comfort and sanity to you at this very difficult time.

Trying to make a difference one step at a time,
Ramona
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busygirl
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Posted - 05/09/2006 :  4:02:11 PM  Show Profile Send busygirl a Private Message  Reply with Quote

Amy

I am so sorry that both you and your mom are going through such a difficult time,and am glad that knitting is helping you to cope with the pain.

Hugs,
Leslie

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Chemcats
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Posted - 05/10/2006 :  2:05:33 PM  Show Profile Send Chemcats a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Sorry that your Mom is dealing with a double masectomy. That is a terrible blow for both of you. I wish you both well, much strength and peace.
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lella
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Posted - 05/10/2006 :  4:04:19 PM  Show Profile Send lella a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I'm glad that your knitting gives you some comfort in what is a terrible time. Blessings, Amy, for you and your Mom.

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ozknitter
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Posted - 05/13/2006 :  7:23:05 PM  Show Profile Send ozknitter a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hi Amy,

I too am very sorry for what you and your Mum are going through.

On Friday night I found out that an old friend who I had lost touch with has just lost a breast to breast cancer, she has already suffered the indignity of going through cancer of the uterus.

So if your knitting helps I'm really glad. I too am going to knit some pink scarves and such like for Breast Cancer and I told the kids to buy me a mothers day card from Hallmark as a percentage of the money goes to Breast Cancer Research.

Hope everything works out well for you both.

Knit in peace and harmony.


Rose in Melbourne, Australia.
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