Monday, March 21, 2011
Radiation Day 6
Today was a little scary. Before they blast me they always ask me to take in a deep breath and hold it. This is necessary because the radiation is directed at my left breast - over my heart. They don't want the radiation to harm my heart. Taking in deep breath and holding it causes the heart to move back from the chest wall. This morning there must of have been something wrong with their mike because I didn't hear them tell me to take a deep breath. I just happened to take in a breath right before the laser came on. When I saw the light and heard the buzz, I didn't breathe out. Taking that breath at just the right time was God looking out for my heart.