Why Do Chemo Patients Like Puns?
At my fourth chemo, my blood counts were great. The nurse told me to keep on doing what I’d been doing. At first I wondered — be horribly sick? That works? Then I remembered. After the third chemo I took medicine that … Continue reading
I know some of the emotions I felt during chemo were physical. I call those “fake” emotions. When I recognized an imposter, I would choose to concentrate on what I KNEW. I knew I was doing the right thing, I knew … Continue reading
**This post was written on Tuesday, May 27, 2008 and originally published on a blog site that is now closed.** Tomorrow is Chemo 4. Chemo 1 was tentative – what would it be like? Chemo 2 was “okay.” I knew … Continue reading
A friend sent a Maxine Cooks line that was totally appropriate to the day: “I read recipes the same way I read science fiction — I get to the end and think ‘Well, that’s not gonna happen’” It was especially funny as … Continue reading
Philippians 4:6 Be careful for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. I find it harder to trust God with my job than with my life. Getting through cancer … Continue reading
I bought myself one of those toy whirly-gigs, wooden and intended to be stuck in your garden. I put it in the back yard where I could see it frequently during the day. It made me laugh, all colorful and … Continue reading