Cancer Mask to Butterfly | Couple's Net | Chandrama Anderson | PleasantonWeekly.com |

Local Blogs

Couple's Net

By Chandrama Anderson

E-mail Chandrama Anderson

About this blog: About this blog: I am a LMFT specializing in couples counseling and grief and have lived in Silicon Valley since 1969. I'm the president of Connect2 Marriage Counseling. I worked in high-tech at Apple, Stanford University, and in ...  (More)

View all posts from Chandrama Anderson

Cancer Mask to Butterfly

Uploaded: Feb 16, 2015
My sister-in-law, Marjie Anderson of Anderson Creative transformed mom's cancer treatment mask into an amazing butterfly.

I don't know if you've ever seen one of these masks, but they are made to fit the patient like a glove, then it is snapped into the table so the docs can radiate the same exact spots each time.

When Marjie took the mask from Mom's house, with her permission, in a plastic garbage bag, that's where I felt it belonged.

And now like a butterfly from a cocoon, it is transformed to beauty. It cracked my heart open yesterday at the memorial service.

I hope that mom is cracked open to being a butterfly now.
We can't do it without you.
Support local journalism.

Comments

There are no comments yet for this post
Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.

Be the first to know

Get the latest headlines sent straight to your inbox every day.

Premarital and Couples: Living as Roommates?
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 1,439 views

More parking downtown must be in the plan
By Tim Hunt | 1 comment | 491 views

Livermore Lab’s breakthrough advances 3d printing applications
By Jeb Bing | 0 comments | 313 views

 

Pleasanton Readers' Choice ballot is here

It's time to decide what local business is worthy of the title "Pleasanton Readers' Choice" — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 20th. Stay tuned for the results in the June 28th issue of the Pleasanton Weekly.

VOTE HERE