I Survived Cancer. What Do I Do Now?
Why a change in perspective may not be life-changing. I am awake. It’s the middle of the night, and the house is eerily silent. My eyes are open, but my body lies entirely still, paralyzed in thought. Should I try to move? What if I can’t? A feeling of familiarity washes over me as I hear the faint sound of the pulse in my temple rhythmically brushing the pillow ever so slightly. This was the place I tried to get to when I was sick. Feeling that pulse reminded me that I was still alive, and dur