Lymphoma Notes, May 29, 2021

In 2005, I woke one morning with what I thought—courtesy of Google—was a minor kidney infection. All I needed was a bottle of antibiotics and I’d be fine. Twenty minutes after entering my doctor’s office, she told me I had Stage 4 lymphoma. Blood work revealed a hemoglobin level so low that a heart attack…

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Despite No Sex, We Were Never So Married

My husband, Dan, wearing the navy-blue Armani suit I bought him, walked into the kitchen. We kissed, then I poured him a glass of chardonnay and myself a sauvignon blanc. Over dinner, I asked about work. He told me a colleague was retiring. “That’s great,” I said. “You’re next in line.” “I don’t know,” he…

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