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Friday, March 8, 2013

Friday and The Oncologist

Yesterday an old friend visited. We worked together on the oncology unit. Louise is a spiritual sole without the baggage of an organized religion. Her belief is at one with mine. It's all about how you treat others. She knows how I feel about religion so she was tentative about the cross she gifted me with yesterday. She has just returned from Costa Rica last week and this was a cross she had bought back with her. She was quick to explain it symbolizes hope and she wanted me to accept it on that premise. I love the kind of person Louise is. She made a trip to Machau Picau a few years ago and said it was the most peaceful feeling and a spiritual rejuvenation for her. That's Louise.

She called and asked if she could visit. After she left, the tears stopped. I went outside and washed my car. I pulled some clover for Bugsy and held her for a while and I was able to eat a couple spoons of the potato soup, my favorite,  the husband had cooked a few days ago.

Louise will meet us at the doctor's office at 1100 this  morning. The husband and daughter will be there too.

A slice of toast and a cup of coffee and then to the shower. Moving on...



4 comments:

  1. Louise sounds like just the kind of supportive friend you need at the moment.

    And I'm glad to hear you are eating!!

    xxx

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  2. Louise is so much like you Linda...and I appreciate both of you tremendously!

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  3. Charlotte, you and your family are in my thoughts as you go through this journey. Hugs, Cathy

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    1. Thank you Cathy. You are appreciated!

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