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1st-Aug-2006 08:37 pm


I'm back in Norway for a week to spend some time with my family. My dad has been getting increasingly sick, so it felt kinda urgent. He is in a lot of pain, and he has lost feeling in parts of his face (cancer cells "smothering" nerves). He's being given more and more painkillers though, so at least he can "walk" again. For a while he couldn't even do that because his legs hurt so bad. He looks a lot thinner, because his muscles aren't really getting any stumilation. And that again makes him look older.

Today we (= Johanne and mom) cut his hair cuz the chemo will make him lose it soon anyway. Sortof to get used to it first. It looks good though! I think he looks like John Locke from LOST :P































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1st-Aug-2006 06:42 pm (UTC)
You look a lot like your father. This post was pretty cute.
I'm still rooting for him!
2nd-Aug-2006 04:19 pm (UTC)
Haha I do? I don't see it...
1st-Aug-2006 06:44 pm (UTC)
A great set of pictures, really.

And you do look a lot like your father. Such pretty eyes!
2nd-Aug-2006 04:19 pm (UTC)
Thank you :)
1st-Aug-2006 06:51 pm (UTC)
the last one is..
i don't know.

reading about it and seeing it..it's like..there's so much in that picture.
i guess that's why they say a picture's worth a thousand words.

i'm keeping your dad in my prayers. =]
2nd-Aug-2006 04:20 pm (UTC)
thanks, i appreciate it :)
1st-Aug-2006 07:38 pm (UTC)
you have a beautiful family, these pictures move me
:( my best wishes are with you/them

p.s he does remind me of a character on lost ! much more handsome though :)
2nd-Aug-2006 04:20 pm (UTC)
doesn't he though? and thanks :)
1st-Aug-2006 07:47 pm (UTC)
your family is beautiful. youre so god damn good at this photography thing. you really should be getting payed for it.
2nd-Aug-2006 04:21 pm (UTC)
all in good time ;) but thank you .
1st-Aug-2006 08:27 pm (UTC)
Wow. I sat here looking at that last one for like 5 minutes before being able to do anything. And I still have tears in my eyes.

You totally managed to capture so much in that one photograph....incredable.
2nd-Aug-2006 04:22 pm (UTC)
Thanks Kat :)
1st-Aug-2006 08:27 pm (UTC) - John Locke from LOST...
Anonymous
...is really hot! On some of those pictures the resemblance is to the point of twin-likeness. Amazing.

My best wishes regarding the chemo.

Sry for not having mailed you.

Clint
2nd-Aug-2006 04:23 pm (UTC) - Re: John Locke from LOST...
I know right? Haha.

You should still email me.
1st-Aug-2006 08:43 pm (UTC)
your father is very handsome and you look very much like him.
2nd-Aug-2006 04:24 pm (UTC)
Thank you :)
1st-Aug-2006 08:58 pm (UTC)
I'm sure that yours and your family's support means a lot to him. It's nice to have such a supportive family. I hope the chemo goes well.
2nd-Aug-2006 04:24 pm (UTC)
Yeah, my family is great. I'm really thankful.
1st-Aug-2006 09:49 pm (UTC)
love the last picture..so good. and yes, it does convey more than could be done with quite a lot of words.

Keeping your dad, you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

*hugs*
2nd-Aug-2006 04:27 pm (UTC)
Thank you, I really appreciate it :)
1st-Aug-2006 09:50 pm (UTC)
This entry made me very teary. Your dad is very handsome and your sister is so Scandinavian (obv. but okay).

2nd-Aug-2006 04:28 pm (UTC)
Hehe yeah she is.
1st-Aug-2006 10:14 pm (UTC)
Anonymous
your father looks with the short hair and the glasses like one of these very very famous architects!
oh markus, the whole thing is so endless sad. be strong, in mind i hold your hands!
-marc-
2nd-Aug-2006 04:28 pm (UTC)
He looks like a famous architect?
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1st-Aug-2006 10:36 pm (UTC)
I'm completely lost for words... but wanted you to know that you and your dad and your family are in my thoughts n such. *snuggles*
2nd-Aug-2006 04:29 pm (UTC)
Thank you :)

I was thinking the other day that I miss chatting with you. I'm glad you're updating your journal again.
1st-Aug-2006 11:23 pm (UTC)
I hope that everything works out with your father and man that bathroom (from the slight glances of it that I got) looks pretty much like my bathroom in stuttgart
2nd-Aug-2006 04:29 pm (UTC)
It's a really nice bathroom. Mom mom works with that kind of stuff, so we're lucky like that.
2nd-Aug-2006 12:29 am (UTC)
Those are some great photos Markus, and yes, the last one is amazing. Your father's eyes say it all, not to mention the fact that they are a a beautiful bluish green color. Anyway, this is my favorite picture. It's so touching and endearing.
2nd-Aug-2006 04:31 pm (UTC)
Thanks :)

His eye color is actually more blue, but the lighting in the room was a bit strange.
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