That denial thing works so well. I was sure (not really) that I would go to the surgeon today and hear: Total screw-up; no cancer. Because, really? I could have cancer?
I have not missed the reality that no one is exempt from what life serves up.
I mean, cancer is not the loss of a child. So in some ways it is not a big deal, comparatively speaking. But then it is, after all, cancer.
So: two malignant (such an ugly word) sites in one breast = mastectomy. And many decisions before that happens, which will probably be in November.
Which means that I start at Small Church on Monday and continue to plan for an October 30 ordination.
I've started a Caring Bridge site for updating the cancer stuff; I'm not doing it here after this post. Except maybe occasionally some of the spiritual part. If you want the CB link, email me (see sidebar) or post your own email in the comments.