Cancer Tip #52 Be a patient patient – I’m too funny. You saw what I did right I used the same word as an adjective and a noun. I think it’s an adjective, could be a gerund. Damn I’m screwing up the pun. Regardless, This Burkitt’s thing is pretty miserable while you’re in the middle of it. The thing to remember is this; “today is going to suck, but this isn’t about today. It is about tomorrow.” There are lots of winding and detours to get to tomorrow, but if all goes well, tomorrow will be way better than today.