My breast cancer is estrogen fed. To reduce the opportunity of a re-occurrence my oncologist has recommended an estrogen reduction medicine. She first mentioned it way back in November, right after my surgery. She said we'd talk again after I completed my radiation
Wayne wasn’t able to accompany me to my oncologist appointment I was updating him on our conversation. She always takes the time to clearly discuss the options and discuss my choices. As I listed the side effects, he quietly listened to the laundry list of possible symptoms for my headfirst chemically induced entry into menopause. I paused to wipe away tears. The past six months have been filled with so much emotion and stress. I hate to take a medicine that might derail the positive feelings and calm I’ve tried to embrace. With a smile he asked, “did she suggest any pills for me?”
After a long shared laugh and a few more Kleenex I realized once again, what a wonderful mate I’ve been blessed to have.