Tag Archives: health

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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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 +38

I seriously apologize for not posting for so long. I just have not had the energy to think about it. I have, however, written a new blog for “Cancerwise”. You can read it and view the accompanying video at: http://www2.mdanderson.org/cancerwise/2014/08/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-stem-cell-transplant-patient.htmlContinue reading

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Day -3: A Touch of Humor

There are two types of people: people who see obstacles and grumble and those who see obstacles and have fun with them and count their blessings. I’m a member of the second type. I’ll use a couple examples from my … Continue reading

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D-15: Life’s a Whirlwind

Whew! Life since last Tuesday has been a whirlwind of activity or trying to catch enough energy to enter the fray again. I have had time to write; I haven’t had the energy. It’s not that I have forgotten all … Continue reading

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T-17: Goin’ back to Houston, Houston, Houston

Dean Martin had it at least partially correct; we’re goin’ back to Houston, but not because it is gettin’ lonely in this old town. We will leave all of our friends behind and go to the big city because that … Continue reading

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T-25: There’s Power in the Blood

We were singing a worship song this morning that contained a reference to Jesus’ blood and a new heart. Then it hit me! (I know. I’m a bit slow on the uptick.) If it weren’t for my very first blood … Continue reading

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