Monthly Archives: May 2012

[surprise!]

Just like that: my chemotherapy has stopped working. I feel great. I’ve suddenly gained a little weight. I changed my diet. I started taking vitamins. I’m walking at graduation soon. I’m excited for the summer. I am working harder than … Continue reading

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lucky

I don’t think about often enough how lucky I am. I know I just wrote about how unlucky my family is. But it’s easy to get stuck in the details: whether a liver transplant is a good decision, whether I should switch up … Continue reading

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difficult questions

“How is your dad doing?” Usually I say something like, “Um. He’s OK now, but he has a long recovery ahead of him.” Or, I say, “Well, he lived through the accident, which is good, and he’s not paralyzed, but … Continue reading

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