- 5 years ago
- Wedding: May 2013
My mom has terminal cancer. We’ve known for a little over two years. She currently does not have to have chemo or treatments until it progresses. It is very rare that they catch it as early as they did with my mom.
She has blood drawn every 2-3 weeks and has some sort of bone strengthener IV treatment every 4 weeks or so. She goes to a treatment and research center every few months and they do multiple scans and a bone marrow test.
Well, last month (early December) she canceled her appointment at the treatment center. I thought that something fishy was up – so I asked her about it. She just said that it was an inconvienant time before the holidays and that she had a lot to do. I specifically asked her if her blood tests were coming back okay – and she said yes.
I found out last night that she lied. Her last tests werent okay – indicating that the cancer is progressing. My dad told me and made me swear that I wouldnt say anything to my mom. He said that she didnt want to upset me or make me worry.
She goes to the treatment center tonight for testing tomorrow and Friday.
Should I confront her about not being honest about her test results?
I am an adult. I am concerned about her medical condition. I feel like I deserve to know the truth.
What would you do?
PS: Say a little prayer for her please that her testing tomorrow and Friday go as smoothly as possible.