And so it is written. The date is firm. The surgical team and operating room is booked. My long suffering liver Continue reading “Surgery Tomorrow”
This article by Guest Blogger Oliver Childs says everything I would like all my very helpful friends to know. I know several people with cancer who have refused medical treatment because they believe these myths. Remember, when people spread these myths and give them as “helpful advice” they may be killing people. ~G. William
Google ‘cancer’ and you’ll be faced with millions of web pages. And the number of YouTube videos you find if you look up ‘cancer cure’ is similarly vast.
The problem is Continue reading “10 Cancer Myths Debunked”
I swear you people are just trying to make me cry. It seems like every time I open my email inbox or visit these blog pages there is another message telling me what a wonderful Continue reading “The Strongest Link in the Chain Mail”
I am emerging from round eight of chemotherapy. Slowly, painfully and with almost zero energy left, I am nevertheless emerging. Every round it takes a few days longer to recover from being poisoned. I’m pretty sure the medical protocol here is to keep poisoning the patient until they damn near kill him and hope Continue reading “How baseball fights cancer.”
I have cause to celebrate today, or thought I had. This modest little blog will mark its 32,000th view! I looked at those stats this morning and thought, “only ten short months of spilling my thoughts onto these pages Continue reading “Celebrating 32,000 views!”
I would have written earlier but I have been in literary shock since hearing of the horrible murders in Orlando. I couldn’t bring myself to write my usual glib attack on the world of cancer and its poisonous treatments. Not while the world around me was staggering in shock and horror over yet another despicable shooting rampage.
Yet I didn’t feel equipped to write about Continue reading “Orlando shooter, Omar Mateen, was a victim.”
Everybody thinks having cancer is all doom and gloom; that survival is the only consideration and occupies every thought and action. Not true, I say! Continue reading “5 Great Things About Having Cancer”
Today we are back in the chemo room at Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre and the poisons are flowing freely through my veins .
After flunking my blood test last week, we gave my body seven days Continue reading “A Bucket List Birthday?”
My request a few weeks ago in A Birthday Invitation was meant for the close friends and family who were following this blog at the time. I asked that you all get ready to say your
first annual goodbyes on my birthday, just in case I’m not here next June to say goodbye to.
I stumbled upon this poem on Facebook this morning. I don’t like to use such things without giving the author credit but I can’t seem to find that information, so I’ll use it and hope someone can tell me who wrote it.
When I was a child, my mother left this world far too early, but she left all of us Continue reading “The Blessing in my Curse”