Today, I found out that the mom of my best friend growing up had breast cancer that is now in remission (at least that much is positive). And, that my ex-husband's mom has an inoperable brain tumor. Nick wasn't the one who told me; my mom found out through friends and in-laws. There were things my former mother-in-law and I didn't see eye to eye about, but she is a nice lady. I certainly wouldn't wish any ill toward her, especially not something like this. Since Nick and I haven't spoken since our split, I'm hesitant to make contact, but I do hope everything'll be okay.
I'm also hoping that I'm some kind of statistical outlier, and that cancer really isn't that common. That it isn't a question of "when." Everyone who's reading this, and all your families: be healthy, okay? *hug*