MY WIFE AND I STILL CELEBRATE HER ANNIVERSARY OF BEING FREE FROM ENDOMETRIAL CANCER—DESPITE THE COST—SHE (AND I ) ARE GRATEFUL SHE’S ALIVE!
Today is my anniversary. It’s definitely a cause for celebration but at the same time I wish I didn’t have this anniversary to celebrate. Two years ago I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I made the decision to have a bilateral mastectomy with reconstruction. I’m still taking a drug to keep any estrogen out of my body, but other than that and my six month checkups I am living my life as I did before cancer.
I want to shout it out loud, “I beat you Cancer! I beat you!” I want to spin around in circles with my arms wide and head tipped back in pure joy. Of course with my grace and balance I would fall down. But that’s not the point.
Today I want to eat cake and drink champagne for breakfast. I want to go shopping for something fun and frivolous. I want to get a…
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