Tuesday, June 14, 2011
1 Year Cancer Free
So 1 year ago we bid Elvira adieu. I guess you can say that I am now 1 year cancer free. For some reason I am much more emotional about that now than I was a year ago. I'm not sure if it was because when I was actually in the midst of dealing with all of this a year ago I was just in pure survival mode or what. I didn't really have time to be emotional about having cancer when I was faced with it a year ago. It was so surreal - all the words that were floating around. Kidney ... tumor ... bone scan ... cancer ... stages ... survival. I just needed to survive. And I did. And now ... on the other side ... I can look back ... and appreciate just what that means. I had kidney cancer. And now I don't. And it kind of freaks me out sometimes. And I am blessed.