A dear friend of mine from college is battling cancer. Her heart wrenching updates to her blog will bring tears to your eyes. She is a wonderful mother and a wonderful person!
I would like to make it to 50. That’s only 16 years away. Captain Adorable won’t even be 18, but he will have had me for his entire childhood and his formative years. Barring that, I would really like to live long enough to teach him to read. [Source]