So I'm sitting here in the chemo ward and starting to feel slightly depressed at the memory of the night Dr. Latour and Dr. Nelson gave us The Diagnosis. There doesn't seem to be any new kid coming, and I can't just sit here for the next three hours remaining of toxic chemicals being administered… Continue reading A Day on the Chemo Ward, fourth and final part
I have a friend right now who is at her son’s bedside in the hospital, an unplanned vacation from the real world which happens so frequently in the life of a cancer mom (or cancer dad of course). It made me think about all the long hours, days and nights we spent in the hospital… Continue reading Fun and productive things to do while waiting in the hospital.
One of the ways in which real life is so completely different from any fiction you might see in a movie or on tv is the fact that even in the midst of tragedy, there are funny moments. These you don’t see on tv. Can you imagine Kate Winslet hanging off the bow of… Continue reading Comedy in Tragedy