No frills

No frills. No pictures. No pithy wit. This weekend was about survival. My body has bloated. I’ve gained more than 10 pounds in less than three days. Finding a position to be comfortable is difficult. I had high blood pressure, but no fever. Checked with the doctors, and no need to come in. Maybe the best thing I did today was let go of Monday. Things I wanted to accomplish Read More …

Follow along

I am going to be sharing some pretty personal things here for the next few months. I won’t be spamming Twitter and Facebook with a lot of it, because I might not have the time and energy to chase engagement on every channel. But if you don’t want to miss anything, leave a comment below, and check the option to get new posts by email. …and thank you. All of Read More …

Prefight Weigh-in

BRIEF NOTE: Feel free to share these links around. I really don’t mind you sharing with your friends, or people you think might know me, or maybe you think they know me – or maybe you know someone who is either directly or indirectly going through cancer. If these posts might help them understand what’s happening and know that they’re not alone, that’s great! I’m not going to publish them Read More …

The Enemy Within

Very rarely do catastrophic changes happen without a warning. And I’m not talking about an omen, which is often attributed in hindsight. I’m talking about actual signs and pre-incident indicators. Sure, every hundred million years there’s a celestial object that slams into the planet and turns the apex predators into paste. But even today, that sort of sudden change would be forecast. When you have access to the tools and Read More …