In October of 2008, my mom found out that she had cancer. They were not sure exactly what kind. Well they thought it was gal bladder cancer. Then they did more scans and they said it was pancreatic cancer so February of 2009 they did what was called the Whipple surgery. They realized then that was gal bladder and bowl duct cancer that had spread to her pancreas and her spline. She finally came home in may 2009. Then about January 2010 they found it in her lungs and liver. Throughout this time they have switched chemos and tried everything they could. She fought two long years with chemo treatments every week. I graduated May 2010, then just a few weeks after that they find cancer in her spine. In August i went off to college in TN. She went with me to move in and she was doing fine from what they had told me. I went home October 15th 2010 to visit her for fall break and they then tell me that it had spread to her brain and they were waiting for her kidneys to shut down. 5 days before i go down there her digestive system shuts down. I leave again to go back to school like i told my mom i would on oct 17th. On October 20th three days after i leave i wake up to a phone call from my step dad telling me that she was gone. She passed away not even two months before my 19th birthday. And i am sticking my word and continuing on with college because thats what she wanted for her baby. I am my mom's youngest and my sisters are in their 30's. They had much more time with her than i did. I feel alone and that i have no one who understands.
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