Build Me Up

Radiation one, of thirty, is in the can.

Today’s session included thirty minutes of perfect stillness:

Ten minutes of positioning. Five of X-rays. Five for examination of X-rays and the actual radiation treatment, the remainder.

The toughest part was the juxtaposing music.

The three songs that played during the actual treatment (“Brown Eyed Girl”, “Build Me Up Buttercup”, and “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown”) brought to mind vivid, evocative memories from various corners of my life.

Try staying perfectly still with this going through your head:

About Andrea

Andrea Ross was diagnosed with breast cancer October 6, 2009 and intends to survive and thrive. You can read more from Andrea here.

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