A girl and her family watch the physiotherapist chatting to a nurse, out of sight behind the PC-on-wheels. Our physio in TYA was lovely, though I didn't need her help very often. But I'd see her working with other kids and she was great at motivating them and giving advice.
As it happens, the girl in the treatment chair here is another Ewings patient, who also shares my doctor. I found this out when her story played in a TV spot during a 'Stand Up To Cancer' tv show, a couple months after my own diagnosis. She's lived with it for most of her life, which is awful to imagine, but also kind of comforting for me, to know that she's lived so long with it. For me at that point, at the beginning of my journey, her story gave me a lot of hope - that with the right treatments, I might be able to survive 10+ years with this disease too.
Like so many TYA patients, I never spoke to her, but I often think of her, and hope she's still doing well.