Today was a very special day for me and my family. Today was the day that my port was removed! Those who have dealt with a port themselves, or had a family member with a port, will understand the significance of having it removed. Many patients will leave their port in for a year, or more, after chemo. It is a decision that each individual makes along with their oncologist.
Read the whole tale on Elisa’s blog
Over the last year I have grown accustomed to sitting in waiting rooms…waiting. Today was an easy wait, it was a short procedure, and a positive milestone. So there I was watching something on my ipad, tweeting away on my phone when a nurse walks up to me and says “Mr. Cohen, your wife is fine, we are almost done she just sent me out to get her phone so she can take a picture”.
Just like that I lost my title as the person in the family who takes their phone everywhere and takes pictures of everything, since I don’t think I can top sending a nurse out of the OR to get my phone for me.