Hard to believe that only one year ago, I wasn’t sure I’d see another Christmas. My how things can change. Yet, I still pause and breathe – to appreciate the moments in each day. I feel so very blessed that I have been given this “extra” time to live. Wishing everyone good health, good friends, and good fortune. Merry Christmas!
“I think once I’ve had that Benedryl it’ll be good-night”
“Good night, Irene!” replied my nurse today at chemo.
“How did you know that song?” I asked her feeling rather stunned.
“It just came to me”, she stated. “Why?”
“Just before you came in the room, I focused on my Mom’s Christmas sweater that I was wearing. And then I imagined that she was with me – taking care of me. When you sang that song – I knew she was here because she used to sing that song to me. I will dream about her tonight, I know it.” I explained.
And so went the day today. It was a very unusual day all around. We, my family and I, had initially planned to be in Cuba for Christmas as we had been the year before. But that didn’t happen. My family and I, instead, were in the hospital…
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