The word when not used in reference to a zodiac sign, makes you cringe.
You do this beacuase it has likely touched you in some way. Whether it be distantly, closely or personally, the word, the definition of it, sparks fear and causes your body to tremble. Yet cancer isn't the boogie-man. No. Because cancer is very real and it can find you anytime, anywhere. You do not hide from cancer. It is not a figment of your imagination.
At least, this is how I feel about cancer.
Having lost friends and loved ones to it. Watching friends and loved ones battle it valiantly. Having fought it myself. Being the lucky woman who won the fight while others who had fought harder and braver than I had, did not.
But this blog isn't about me.