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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...