The New Normal

Blood tests, chemo infusions, more blood tests, napping, weakness all became a way of life.  The Sunday before the next chemo, I would feel strong enough to attend church, what a blessing.  Another joy was shopping.  During that same week before the treatment I would go grocery shopping. The look of concern and recognizion of…

Real Ugly

Women with scarves covering bald heads were a testament to the ravages of chemo. So it was no surprise when clumps of hair began clogging the shower drain.  It was time to do something.  The beautician clipped my long red hair very short.  I felted I had never looked so awful.  My identity lay on…