adriene hughes undergoing chemotherapy, infusion room, university of california, san diego

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04.27.05
Last Chemo

I was mistaken for Mary when I walked into the new infusion room. Apparently Mary wears pink to every single chemo session. The nurses said she wears high heels as well, like myself, and that humors them for some reason. I was with new nurses, a new crew, and they did not know me. They did not bother to look at my face, but no matter. It was my last chemo session and I was happy. I was looking grand apparently, pretty in pink. It was my last chemo session and nothing could change that fact. Pretty in pink. Pretty in health. Pretty as a survivor. And all I can think about is moving on! The poison is over. Time to move on, and once again, start having a relationship with my life. How pretty is that?

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