A tribute to my sister whilst going through breast cancer. Everytime I hear Brooks and Dunn sing "My Maria" it reminds me of her battle with cancer and her determination to become a whole person again. The verses read:
You were fearless and strong
but you were only
trying to be brave for us.
Deep down inside I knew you were
bewildered and confused. Your strength
inspired me. Your courage was incredibly in tact.
Still I knew you were thinking ďthis isnít
realĒ. I donít remember seeing you
cry once. I cried for you. We all cried for you but still
not a tear did you shed in our company
even after surgery after surgery. You always woke up
with a smile especially when you woke up
seeing Katie and Cody beside you.
You recovered in no time once the last
surgery was performed.
Your strength and fortitude
Your positive attitude never
let you down. You are now
Cancer-free. You have seen Katie
Graduate high school and
start college. You have never missed
any of Codyís games. You will see him graduate
next year. You will see your children
marry and have children. You are working
again. You are my wonderful sister,
my friend, my hero and I love you
more than you will ever know.
Iím so proud of you!!