An excerpt of this column originally appeared as a special to the Kenosha News, Sunday Mornings With Basil Willis, May 6, 2012.
Two years ago when I started writing this column I had just finished chemo, radiation and surgery, the holy trinity of cancer care. I wrote about it at the time, but since then I’ve only mentioned it once in passing. I am sick of stupid cancer. Sick of talking about it, sick of seeing too many people I know fight it or die from it, sick of paying for it and sick of living with it. But here we are.