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Day +75: One Day at a Time

More years than I want to think about, Merle Haggard wrote a song that should become the stem cell transplant patient’s theme song. The chorus goes like this: 606 more words


I Can do This!

Sometimes things in one’s life can be a bit overwhelming. The decision whether to get rid of the unwanted guest in my head by surgery or gamma knife has been consuming most of my thoughts. 1,322 more words

A New Cancerwise Post and Video

This Cancerwise vidoe was recorded about three weeks ago. The accompanying blog was written last week. It includes something I have never done before in a blog post. 15 more words

An Unwelcome Visitor - In My Brain!

If there is one thing I have learned in my 50+ years of life is that life is full of ups and downs, blessings and curses, highs and lows, good and bad. 1,240 more words

It's Been Five Years

It’s been five years since God called you up to heaven.

Five years is a long time and yet, the pain stings just as bad as it did that day we had to let you go. 267 more words


Day +53: Ten Reasons to Be Thankful

One of the latest challenges on Facebook is to name X number of things you are thankful for over Y number of days. (Notice the use of my high school algebra.) So I thought it appropriate to make a list of what I am thankful for. 578 more words


Another scan: All seats taken.

Another scan: All seats taken.
September 3, 2014

ll the seats were taken, all 18 of them. Some had blank stares in their eyes probably because they are hungry. 629 more words