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What NOT to say to someone who has cancer

There’s a lot on the internet on this topic already, so if you are really worried about saying the wrong thing you can read more than just this blog post. 1,449 more words


Week Two: Road Trip

Day Nine: Saturday, November 23, 2019

Woke up neutral again. I’m feeling emotionally spent; numb. As the day progressed I began to feel a little better. 265 more words

Week One: Part Three

Day Seven: Thursday, November 21, 2019

My wife stayed up late the night before, researching our son’s cancer. This morning she told me that because of the lack of other symptoms associated with Kohen’s condition (e.g. 250 more words

News Update

It’s been awhile since I wrote, so filling you all in on the latest:


Per my last post, I had an appointment with a cardiologist on Wednesday before we left for our trip. 943 more words


Week One: Part Two

Day Two: Saturday, November 16, 2019

Courtney and I were both awake by four in the morning. The realization that the previous day’s news was… 663 more words


There are distinct periods in life, the change is often marked by a specific event, a milestone. My first six distinct periods are measured by which school I was in, the next 9 are about our kids and moves and jobs. 603 more words

What No One Told Me About Cancer and Hair Regrowth

More than two years after finishing chemo, after being afraid my hair would not grow back, and after being delighted with the way it did…I’m experiencing follicular drama, once again. 568 more words

Working Through It