There is no "supposed to"

Chemo Day 12

Normal is certainly a relative term.

When Karen and I were first married, normal for her was to turn on the television first thing in the morning. It didn’t take long for her to realize that for me, this was not normal. Instead, I preferred to be awakened by the quiet of the house than by the chatter of voices. Her normal was not my normal, but over the years, we have learned to create a new routine, one that we both accept without having to think or compromise.

Such is the case with cancer. Now that … more »