How To Be Here

T-38 hours. I’ve had my EKG, anesthesia consult, and recovery suite tour (which I will be able to play XBOX in on a big flat screen). All good. I’m currently getting pre-surgical IV Vitamin C for the next 3 hours. Tomorrow I have my heart echo and my surgical consult, along with Reiki, Acupuncture and … Continue reading How To Be Here

Before & After

I can’t sleep. I’m in a hotel room at 1 a.m. after a long exhausting day and I can’t get tired enough to sleep. I just keep thinking of the conversation I had with my Quality of Life doctor today, who sometimes is more like my psychiatrist than one of my many cancer doctors. “I … Continue reading Before & After