Do not be afraid

I had my regular check-up with my oncologist yesterday. I have these every three months, and they basically consist of blood tests, a chat and a physical exam, checking lymph nodes, etc. It is now a year and a half since I finished treatment, and at every checkup I get a reassuring, "everything looks good,"... Continue Reading →

Notes from the wilderness

Hello world. I have left my nest of pillows and blankets on the couch and I am sitting at the kitchen table. It's kind of cold here, shivery. But it feels a little more human like. I'm getting tired of recovery from surgery. No, a lot tired of it. It's kind of depressing actually. And... Continue Reading →

Unstuck in time

I was babysitting my four month old grandson yesterday, and he was intently observing me eat a scone. I told him, not long now and you will be able to eat scones, too. But when I said that, I realized something. He has no concept of ever being able to eat a scone himself. To... Continue Reading →

Stuck

  Still 'round the corner there may wait a┬ánew road or secret gate And though I oft have passed them by The day will come at last when I Will take the hidden paths that run West of the moon, east of the sun JRR Tolkien For those who don't know, I am in the... Continue Reading →

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