When I see things about folks dealing with cancer the descriptors I see most often include: strong, brave, survivor, and fighter.
I don’t feel like I’m any of those things. I’m looking for the pain-free, instant cure. The pain associated with any treatment is the major consideration for me. I’m a wimp when it comes to pain. If I were brave and strong, pain would be a secondary consideration.
The words that best describe me are: scared, terrified, afraid, hopeful, and determined.