She reminds me to be strong, even when I want to throw in the towel.
Every time I have to make multiple phone calls to try to schedule multiple appointments for the same day, which entails going to multiple departments within the hospital. The other day I realized I could find my way from the Lombardi cancer center to the Bles Infusion center to Cardiology without looking at the directional signs on the wall or asking for help.
Every three weeks when I go for my IV infusion. Every six weeks when that infusion is coupled with an appointment with my oncologist.
Every evening at 7:00pm when my alarm goes off reminding me to take my daily medication.
Each and every time my port is accessed (if you don't know, I'm deathly afraid of needles; m…