Friday, July 27, 2007

almost done

I've spent the week having radation twice a day and working on jigsaw puzzles in the waiting room. With my usual talent for dissociation and denial, I think more about the puzzles than what is happening. The experience of radation therapy is painless but oddly unpleasant - the moving table, the moving machines, the distictive three note buzz as the machine turns on.

In three hours it will all be over. I've been tired all week - napping after each treatment - but that's been the worst of it. My nipple is a bit tender and there is a deep, vague ache in my chest wall. Basically its all been tolerable and now it is almost done.

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