Friday, August 12, 2011

Chemo Caps

I hate it when there is a bad situation and there is no action I can take. My sister started chemo today,  hence the knitted chemo caps. It took me over a week to finish all three.  I just finished washing them and I might have to wait until Monday to mail them to her. I wish there was something more I could do for her, but for now that will have to do.

Often when I was knitting them I forgot that I was in the middle of a two week wait. Funny how tragedies put things in perspective.

A friend asked me how I was feeling. I thought she meant how I felt about my sister's cancer. But no, she wanted to know whether I felt pregnant or not.

How the heck do I know? My body does not speak to me. I have missed symptoms of pregnancy and blamed them on a UTI. I have also had imaginary pregnacy symptoms that have caused me a lot of grief and disappointment. I still prefer the Schr√∂dinger's cat  metaphor. I did not bother explaining it, saying that I avoid thinking about it as much as I can.

3 comments:

  1. those hats are beautiful and such a wonderful gift to your sister. it is nice to get lost in something sometimes and forget your own troubles once in awhile.

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  2. I'm sure your sister will love the hats and appreciate that you made them for her. They will be something comforting at a difficult time. I hope your 2ww ends with good results!

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  3. that is such a lovely and thoughtful gift. Hoping and praying for your sister - and for you too.

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