A Year of Medical Thinking
"I quickly swapped my ‘Ms
Innocent, the world is tough but basically okay’ hat for the one of ‘Breast
Cancer Patient’, madly trying to process everything that the doctor was
An inauspicious encounter in a doctor’s surgery during a routine follow-up for IVF initiates a descent into a labyrinth of questioning and uncertainty.
From those first words ushered out of the doctors mouth starts a year where the mind is consumed by medical research, medical terms, hospital visits, medication and explanations.
Filled with reflections on life, motherhood, friendship, and the future, A Year of Medical Thinking chronicles one woman’s ordinary life as it is catapulted into a quest for meaning and purpose.