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Chapter Sixteen

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November is Lung Cancer Awareness month. It is represented by a White Ribbon. I’ve plastered my Facebook page with said “awareness” art. 
Gratitude has been a reoccurring theme since the lung cancer diagnosis. Gratitude that stems from the cancer being found early; gratitude that 13 lymph nodes had no evidence of disease; gratitude that I only had to endure four chemotherapy treatments; gratitude that Husband was willing, able and such a good caregiver. 
Never once did Husband complain or make me feel dreadful that he had to care for me, the house or having become my driver to and from medical appointments. For awhile there, it was like “Driving Miss Daisy”.
I do have a few upcoming medical appointments this month, and I am happy to declare that I am perfectly capable of driving myself to and from them. It’s been three months since the last chemo treatment and I will be having PET scans and seeing the oncologist every three months until I hear otherwise. I did meet with the surgeon i…