I would love for my first blog post to be a happy one, but it’s not. On the day before Thanksgiving I recieved a phone call letting me know that the doctors are giving my mom less than a year to live. If you don’t know, my mom was diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year and it has spread quickly. They have opted out of chemo and are simply trying to keep her comfortable. Hilary and I spent yesterday in Lafayette with my mom and her boyfriend, Rob. I have promised and promised myself to take photos of my mom for the past couple years, and I’ve put it off and put it off. These are memories to me, and they are memories that I wouldn’t trade for the world.

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  1. Jessica VanDerMark

    So bittersweet. But these photos are beautiful as is your mother. It’s so special that you not only will have these memories, but that they were taken by you and Hilary. I will keep all of you in my prayers.

  2. Brandi

    Aaaaaaw Sidney , I am very sorry to hear that. I will keep you and your mom in my thoughts. I am glad you finally got some great shots of your beautiful mom!

  3. Eddie Marroquin

    lee, thoughts are with you, hilary, your mom and family. glad you were able to capture some amazing photos of your beautiful mother for your children to see.

  4. renee

    These pictures are beautiful!!

  5. Kenny Dion

    Lee, I know of you but do not know you personally, but I do know what it is like to lose a loved one to the same type of cancer that has stricken your mother. If you or Hiliary are in need of photos that ya’ll can’t capture yourselves. You know how to get a hold of me. Your family is in my thoughts.

  6. Jennifer Lanier

    Beautiful Pics Lee!!! God Bless Yall!!! XO

  7. Julia Thompson

    You did an amazing job!! I love the pictures. You all look beautiful. I’ll keep praying for you, Matt, and the rest of the family. We love you and JoJo very much!! Jo looks so pretty and happy with y’all. God has a plan for us.

  8. Jamie

    Lee these are fantastic. We love you Brotha!!

  9. Marcella

    Enjoy the time that you have left. Beautiful shots and an even more beautiful story.

  10. B Waitz

    These photos are great. I know your mom is very proud of you.

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