Reblogging (is that a word).
We’re not friends or family. I’ve never met Tom Brokaw. Yet, I know him well. And I understand what he’s going through.
I know him only through his illness, multiple myeloma, which he has made public in the last several months in the media and his recently released book, A Lucky Life Interrupted. Although I haven’t read it yet, I have a pretty good idea of what it entails. I have multiple myeloma too.
Fortunately, I became aware of my initial abnormality years ago. Several oncologists, who specialize in myeloma, monitored my health closely. Choosing a smart, family medicine doc or internist – I’ll address that in another blog – has also made a huge difference in my health. What’s more, I’ve had the opportunity to learn about cancer in depth as an oncology representative for a pharmaceutical company and later as a national oncology trainer.
You may be thinking that’s not the usual trajectory of a…
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