Friday, September 11, 2009

a big nuisance

while I waited for my MRI in my oh so attractive medical gown, I chatted with a vivacious woman in her seventies. When I told her why I was there, she said, "Oh, I had breast cancer twenty years ago. It's a big nuisance! It takes about a year to get used to everything--the stress, the worry, the procedures--so just plan on writing off a year." She was hoping her knee pain was due to "decrepidousity" rather than a recurrance of cancer.

she wished me luck. I wished her luck.

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