Tuesday, March 9, 2010

The Mammogram Blues

Thank you for all the birthday wishes yesterday; it was a fun day. (I'll write more about it later.)

Today is not feeling quite as happy since I woke up singin' The Mammogram Blues. I’ll head out in just a couple moments for that wonderful, wondrous, wonder-why-I-have-to-do-it appointment. Mammograms are always fraught with multiple layers of worry and anxiety because I have such a complicated history in that area. (For new readers: I was told in 2008 that there was a 90 to 95 percent chance I had cancer in one or both breasts. I’ve also had numerous surgical biopsies and procedures for all sorts of suspicious findings over the past 15 years.)

And so I will leave the house with a bit of trepidation but a lot of faith that God and I can handle whatever the day holds. I guess that’s a good reminder ever day!

I have oodles and oodles of pictures and stories to share from the past few days but for now (since the mammogram machine is callin’ my name) I’ll just leave you with a couple “teasers.” In my absence, you are more than welcome to try and guess what each picture is about. Never let it be said that Smithellaneous doesn’t provide its readers with all sorts of high quality, scintillating entertainment!




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MaryH said...

Thinking about you and the mammogram and I am confident all will be well. One of the photos was obviously breakfast in bed (or in pajamas, at least) and then there was the glory of having a certain college dude's toe sticking out of a comfy snooze on the couch and then maybe a display of Snowy's college achievements? There was also a great lunch and wonderful photos of the sea. Sorry, hope I didn't spoil it - just my guesses. I have no doubt there will be much greater stories than what I just stated. You will be fine today, Becky. I just know it.

jmckemie said...

Pretty much my guesses/thoughts were the same as MaryH posted. But, again, looking forward to the stories behind the photos.
Hope your testing today went well and your heart is not worried.