23 August, 2014

Diagnosis

On the surface:

You see that mom that seems to have it all together?
Her floors are mopped, everything is neat and tidy in her house, and every speck of laundry is done.

You see that mom that seems to have everything organized.
She never misses an appointment, dates are never forgotten and she's on top of everything.

You see that mom with two kids.
One girl, one boy and she's told; how perfect.

You see that mom that's happily married.
The marriage is perfect and they're the cutest couple, (It kinda makes you sick.)

You see that mom always smiling in the family photos.

Do you know her?

Well sometimes that mom hides secrets.

She's admitted faults and weak point before.
But she's kept the pain of her body giving up on her, because someone else is always worse off.

Then one day she gets a diagnosis.
And that perfection just doesn't mean the same thing anymore....

She has Lupus.

And although right now the prognosis is positive , she know that at any moment her organs could give up, and life might not ever be the same.

SO yeah,
Perfection isn't always what it seems.

5 comments:

  1. Marcella- that really sucks, but I'm happy for you that you finally have an answer and can take action. You are a strong woman. Never forget it!

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  2. Oh my goodness!!!!!! Prayers for you and your family!!!!!!

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  3. Sending you much love and many prayers my friend!!! Hugs!

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  4. Sending you tons of love and prayers. Always.

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