Victory Achieved

“This is the hard one” the doctor said.  “Just like the final miles of a marathon, this will be difficult, you will need to push through.  This chemo dose will be strongest.  You will feel totally drained.  Just keep reminding yourself, this is your final dose.” Boy, was she right!  I felt I was at…

I Believe

The days became a blur as the chemo took its toll on my body.  My nephew had insisted I drink a freshly juiced glass of “green grass” concoction.  There wasn’t any grass in it but it smelled and looked like freshly mowed grass.  I’m sure my body needed the nutrients but what a mess to…

Not My Choice

The grayness of the rainy day matched my mood as we drove to the first chemo appointment.  Confessing to my husband that I really didn’t want to do this, was my first admission of fear.  He assured me he felt the same way but he wanted me alive.  If chemo would destroy the enemy in…