The morning of the surgery arrived. Everyone was in place. After a quick kiss and a squeeze of his hand I… Read more Finding the Sign
It amazes me how child-like we become in a hospital setting. It is also interesting how much you have… Read more The Hard Part of Communicating
Journal excerpts converted to story form on dealing with cancer.
I stared at the stainless steel walls. Stainless steel in a hospital made sense because it is a metal inhospitable… Read more How Heroes Are Made
The Flight Response Yup. I was hiding in the bathroom again. Don’t worry; it isn’t always going to start like… Read more The Flight Response
I was hiding in the bathroom, crying. Darrell had been admitted to the Oncology floor at the Deaconess. I knew… Read more And Then….
In May of 1990, I heard the diagnosis of ‘cancer’ for the first time. The queerest feeling settled in my… Read more It Begins
On May 12, 1990, our 4th Anniversary, we received the news that Darrell, my husband, had colon cancer. So the… Read more Living in the Shadow of Death
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