Today my friends Jim and Kay begin another journey they did not ask to be a part of. I am so angry that they once again have to gather all their strength to fight an enemy that does not fight fair. I know that life is not fair...I just feel that when you have two such wonderful people, one unscheduled cancer journey should be plenty. I am also frustrated that Kay has finally been cleared to go back to work and do what she loves, what she is meant to do. Now she is being asked to try to split herself in two to not only be the fabulous teacher but also to be the loving support to Jim that he needs and deserves. And while I know that the "whys" don't help anything, they keep floating around my brain and heart anyway.
I must also share that while I have all these strong negative emotions this morning, I am also full of love for two people who give of themselves freely in so many ways. They are the first to think of kind ways to support others. Once I was too sick to run for more than a week, and Kay made me healing soup and dropped off a crockpot full on my porch, and this was when she herself was feeling so weak from her cancer treatments--who does that?! KAY!!
I also admire the way Kay, despite all the crap she is going through lately, can keep up a positive attitude. Her daily posts of inspiration on Facebook keep so many of us going on a daily basis. If Kay can find the silver lining in all of this, how can any of us complain about the little curve balls that life throws at us?
Finally, my heart is so full of pride that I have surrounded myself with such amazing people that I can call friends. Behind the scenes, Jim and Kay's cancer warriors are preparing to support this loving couple in any way we can. My final reason for posting this morning is that I am once again calling all my friends, all my family, all my blog readers to pray, support, and love on these two every day as they fight this horrible battle against an even more aggressive and terrible cancer than Kay faced in her last round.
This morning as my eyes are filled with tears and my heart is full of such strong emotions, I choose to stay positive and take on a warrior stance to support Jim and Kay. Tomorrow the fight begins--know that you are not alone Jim and Kay. The Mueller Army is behind you and ready to fight until cancer raises the white flag and realizes that it messing with the wrong couple. Love will conquer all!