Every year the nurses at the Co. Blood Cancer Inst throw a little birthday party for me when I come in for blood labs. This year my visit was the day before my B-day. To show my gratitude for all they do for me, I did a painting of a blonde nurse riding a horse like a Valkyrie. It was a big hit.
But then the brunettes said, what about us? Valkyries also rode wolfs, so on my next visit, I had another painting for them. It's such a good feeling to see how happy they are when they see all the effort I go to, to thank them. My brother does computer graphics and joined them together. It's comforting to know they are fighting for me in this battle against leukemia.
Did you ask yourself "why me?" when you were first diagnosed with blood cancer?