Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Where I go AAAAUUUURRRRGHHHHHH

Oh. My. GAH.

My Dad's sister (who we have been estranged from for about 25 years until recently) was also diagnosed with lung cancer - did I mention that on this blog? I can't recall what I've written here, and what I've written at the Caringbridge site - anyway, she's essentially a stranger to me, and Dad's entire family has been a whole bag of neurotic craziness forfuckingever, but I have been trying to have some semblance of a relationship with her, just to be nice. Besides, she has in stage renal failure and leukemia, on top of now lung cancer. Okay, so I decide to be nice and thoughtful, and post about her on Dad's site, thinking it to be very generous and well-meaning. She fucking calls my Dad and yells at him and says she's 'private' and doesn't want anyone to know any of her personal info. THIS from the woman that called me so many times while dad was in the hospital that I nearly lost my voice. Oh, and she proceeded to try to 'one up' Dad on whose sicker... huh? Why would you want to win that contest? But it's apparently a big thing for her, her health issues have always been an attention getter for her. She also kept telling me that Dad 'seems fine' and poo-pooing any concerns I have had. You know what? As much as I try to be optimistic, the fact remains that my Dad has metastasized Stage IV cancer! For the love of god, fuck off!!

That's really all that's going on. Sore as hell from KBs yesterday. I think it was the snatches that killed me. I'll walk tonight when it gets dark. Henry has soccer practice. 
That's all I got....

4 comments:

weelittleme said...

I got nuthin good to add to that. Just wanted to say I was out here reading and thinking that man you got some serious patience for dealing with that extended family of yours sometimes. I hope writing it down gets it out a little cause what else is a person gonna do with that kind of crap eh. Hang in there and keep swinging.

Christine said...

My only saving grace is that they DON'T LIVE HERE!!! I'd kill them otherwise!

Julie said...

I basically have this to say:

ugh.

Christine said...

My Dad's family sucks ass.