When you say the word biopsy it brings many reactions from people.
The initial usual reaction is...
Then you get 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.