Category Archives: Non-medical

Day 161: High Hopes

High Hopes Next time you’re found With your chin on the ground There’s a lot to be learned So look around. Just what makes that little old ant Think he’ll move that rubber tree plant Anyone knows an ant, can’t … Continue reading

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Day 150: Life Is a Vapor

Yet you do not know what your life will be like tomorrow. You are just a vapor that appears for a little while and then vanishes away.[1] I was reminded this week of exactly how fragile life really is. It … Continue reading

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Day +144: Not a Bed of Roses

This post was supposed to be a week 1 at home summary. Then it became a week 2 summary. It is now a week 6 summary. Have you wondered what happened to me? Well, here’s the story. I drove home … Continue reading

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My latest on Cancerwise

Here is my latest blog and video on Cancerwise. Read and watch it here: http://www2.mdanderson.org/cancerwise/2014/11/a-stem-cell-transplant-patient-looks-to-returning-home.html

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Day +94: Observations

At six days until our homecoming, it is time to make some observations about what we have seen and done. Observation 1: As a recent Cancerwise poster mentioned a few days ago, we can come here expecting to see people … Continue reading

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Day +88: How do you feel?

How do you feel? My dad had a pat answer to that question. He would smile and say, “With my fingers.” We became so sick of the answer. We quit asking. Maybe that is what he wanted. Years later, after … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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