Got a good ass whippin today, from my wife

One of the first things that was suggested when I got into AA was a good ass whippin. Because, If I was not ready, I would not stick around. Well, my wife layed into me this morning in a good way. She told me that she thought I had given up and was scared and wanted...
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Chemo, the craziness continues

The entire time that I have been taking chemo, it has been a crazy experience. Each few days something new would happen. It started off feeling as if the drugs gathered together and decided what area of my body they would work on today. They would then move to that...
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Radiation continues

Ok, this is the third day of radiation for my hip pan and I am pleasantly surprised. It looks as if it is working… I am a child of the 60’s, or at least, graduated from high school in 1965 and remember a lot of radiation horror stories. So, I walked into this with a...
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Started radiation today, now what

I have been having a pain along my left hip bone for months. Shortly after we got back from Ireland in the spring, I started having pains in my hip area. I was then told I might have hernia and needed it operated on. I got it operated on and some of the pain lifted...
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Ok, so you have Cancer, Now what

Some how or other, you received the diagnosis and it was a gut shot. More times than not, it just came out of left field and without warning. At least, that is what happened to me. Once the cat is out of the bag, there is nothing that will put it back in. You have two...
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We just missed the earthquake

You may have read about it, New Zealand had one of its largest earthquakes in recent history this morning. And, we did not feel a thing. We got on a train in Auckland yesterday morning and had a lovely ride thru the beautiful country side. Fantastic streams and...
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And we are off, New Zealand here we come

We headed to the airport, got bags packed and got a wheel chair. This is going to be an experience because I am usually the one that carries most of the bags and lets my wife enjoy the trip. But, with the Cancer and all, I cannot do that this time. So, asking her to...
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Note to cancer

My wife gave me this note today that she received from a friend. Thought you might get something from it. Nothing new, home, job, cancer all enmeshed. I'm sending armies off too many directions - confused - need armies to go handle cancer. Don't confuse issue with...
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Sorry For The Absence

I am sorry that I have not been around lately. This is supposed to be an open and honest journal of what is going on with my journey thru the disease of lung cancer and on to my recovery. I plan on showing the ups and downs of the process, not just the good times. I...
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Resentments Be Gone

This is about constipation, so, if anyone does not like the subject, move on. I have had problems being regular all of my life. I can remember a very traumatic incident that occurred when I was in probably 6th grade. I had not thought about this in many years so it...
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