Wing – X: Release

Two hours from now I will have my port removed; a pebble-sized device that gave easy entrance to my body and allowed in a year’s worth of medicine. It is the last thing; a small finial atop a tall, seemingly insurmountable year and three months of treatment.

I am hopeful for an uneventful day and am holding the image of a bird losing a feather. It served a purpose and helped me get where I am. The loss is insignificant and hardly felt. I’m here now and releasing what is no longer needed.

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One thought on “Wing – X: Release

  1. I think it is so important that you mark the removal of the port. It had become a part of you in a very significant way allowing the medicine to flow in and do its work. I hope the feather drops effortlessly to the ground and that you enjoy the day a wee bit lighter.

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