Today has been a pretty reflective day. I said goodbye to an old school friend. We were good mates all through primary school and even though I haven't seen much of her since then I know that she grew into a beautiful person and was much loved by everyone that knew her. She was just one of those people that you just had to love!
She found out she had cancer 18 months ago. Less than a year ago she was told she had 3 weeks. Her family have been lucky to have her for longer than that, but the loss now will be enormous and I can hardly even imagine what life will be like for them in the next little while. Her husband and kids must be the most courageous people I know right now - 3 kids - 23, 22 and 10.
Why are so many people getting cancer? So much money is raised for cancer research and yet there are still so many families losing precious loved ones. Are they looking for a cure or for the cause? It's a really hard topic to discuss and everyone has a view as to what causes it cancer and what you could do it prevent it. I'm not going to go into that now, I just think we need to live the best life we can NOW. To love our nearest and dearest as much as possible and to stay positive about all that is thrown in our way. We need to be the best person we can be and to try and remain as healthy as we can. We must eat well and live well.
Rest in Peace Lindyl.