Friday, July 31, 2009

Waiting on the Mammogram

How fast can a nervous heart beat?

I am waiting to have my first mammogram and ultrasound.

The ladies in the lobby were very nice and gentle. They spoke with patience and everyone had pink breast cancer blankets on their chairs. I felt as if I walked into a cocoon of my favorite color.

I am waiting with other ladies, also glamorously clothed in these blue gowns, an array of pants peaking underneath. All of us seem to be lost in thought about what will happen behind the closed doors.

How fast can a nervous heart beat?

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