I recently spend so time visiting my friend, Lynne, in Mississauga. This time I had the pleasure of getting to know Leigha her lovely grand daughter better. Leigha, as I mentioned in a previous post is fighting a form of cancer on her kidney, Wilms. She has had a kidney removed, undergone radiation therapy and now is on chemotherapy. All is going well except that her immune system is somewhat weakened by her therapy so she is susceptible to infection. She has had to briefly revisit the hospital for have a fever due to some mild infection. This is all normal.
It is though to see a 3 year old having to go through all the treatments to this disease. She is handling it well. It many ways she is handling it better than the adult family member who love her. She is an adorable lovely and charming child.
This is a picture just after she asked me to get my camera. The previous visit I had shown her how to take a picture with it. She remembered. First I took her picture as she anticipated being able to take some for herself.
Here is one of Leigha's pictures of me holding one of her stuffed toys on my knee. It seem the toy was the subject of the picture and not me. Just as well as I am a little camera shy. Nice composition I thought. Many of her pictures were of the floor or ceiling or parts of people half in and half out of the picture. But she was getting the right idea.