The B Word

When you say the word biopsy it brings many reactions from people. 

The initial usual reaction is...


Then you get the...


Then the...

“I’m sorry, I hope (fill in the blank)”

Then the experts start to give details on what is probably wrong and what they’ve been through. 

Today I didn’t share what is going on with a couple who had jokes about me being on crutches. I almost did, but I...couldn’t. I couldn’t for the fear of changing the tone of the conversation from something light to something extremely heavy.

The B-word indeed.