This afternoon, I called the Sharon Ewing Walker Breast Health Center at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. They offer “breast cancer counseling” and “patient navigation.” Boy, do I need help navigating! I need someone to help me figure out what questions to ask my medical team! I am reading steadily in my “Breast Book” but I dread looking at the [surgery] illustrations — but it must be borne! I need courage! Did you know 1 out of 8 women will have breast cancer? Many women have come before me and I will learn from them. Many women will come after me and I hope to help them.
Remembering the words of a favorite hymn: “Be Thou My Vision.”
I am sleeping well, with help from some nutritional supplements and my swimming. I hope to swim laps every other day and would love to have a swimming buddy. So, call me!
Thank you for your comments. I read them eagerly each evening. I am thankful for each of you. You honor me by taking the time to read this, so I will try to keep the entries short.