Not Your Typical Coping Mechanism
What I say as the nurse leaves the room…

After IV-Ativan

How I get someone’s attention when my pump starts alarming during the night shift:

My reaction to when the thermometer reads a fever:

When something blog-worthy happens at the hospital:

Trying to conceal my excitement at the sound of the phrase “discharge orders”

The few seconds of bliss before the anesthesia knocks you out

My reaction to getting a neutropenic fever

How I react when asked what chemo feels like:

What I tell myself during infusions (complete with fist-pump)