Musicians, Andrew, and a unicorn pillow

Top L-R: Musicians Nick Xenelis and Jerome Fleg, My Awesome Nurse Bottom: Getting Infusion #22 with Andrew on my lap

The waiting room at the hospital is usually rather tense, particularly in Oncology. This afternoon, two men appeared with clarinets and music stands, proceeding to play a little concert. Despite a fog of anxiety, I was pleasantly distracted by the talented and friendly musicians.

Today was Crohn’s chemo infusion #22 and my veins are getting harder and harder to find. The nurses—and other patients—have been encouraging me to get a port. I came in feeling ready and today’s difficult experience only confirmed my feeling. It’s time. Thankfully, I had this awesome unicorn pillow to hug and get me through it all.

My snuggly little friend Andrew (the visiting service dog) came to visit again during the afternoon-long appointment. Getting to see him and his human always brightens my day.

Today’s #OneGoodThing was completing Infusion #22 and feeling ready for a port! What was your #OneGoodThing today? Please share in the comments! Kindness is Everything.

Day 317 of 365. And Day 1,413 in a row (here’s the first 366, & the following 365, & the third year of 365 good things)!

1 year ago today: The last Essi

2 years ago today: A clean Paisley

3 years ago today: Fresh lemongrass soap

7 years ago today: An Ornate Gondola

4 thoughts on “Musicians, Andrew, and a unicorn pillow

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