In this moving and quirky article published in the New York Times in September 2016, the author explores the implications of living with advanced, or metastatic, breast cancer, through her wish to buy just the right couch. “an expansive bench that fits all of us. Something that will hold us through everything that lies ahead — the loving, collapsing and nuzzling. The dying, the grieving”
She touches on the depth of her relationship with her husband, how to talk with her young children about her diagnosis and what it means, and how to trust herself to know the right couch when she sees it.
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