Things I’m doing without during chemoradiation therapy:
Extended writing sessions
My garage office
Running into people on the street
Eating in restaurants
The notion of a quick shower
Letting Kofi the Cat lie on my belly
Letting Sally the Dog jump on me
Margaret, Patty, Nick, Hannah & Susie
Sneezing with all my might
Big glasses of water
Going for a ride to Cutright and Paynetown with Steve the Dog
Oh, there’s more, much more, trust me. But I’ll tell you this: the love I’m getting from everyone I know, especially The Loved One, pretty much balances it all out.
The ledger sheet shows I’m a lucky guy.
Which reminds me, I’m also doing without Lucky Guy Bakery brownies and….