The final straw…

So, there could have been a lot of things that spurred a change in my behaviors. My father had serious heart problems, a massive heart attack at 54 (quadruple bypass and a valve replacement) and passed away at 63. That could do it. But it doesn't. My brother recently suffered a mild heart-attack at 57. He lives near me. I see the changes he's making. Maybe it should be that. All these wake up calls. But it wasn't. It was something much simpler, much more vane. A tennis bracelet. My wrist is so thick, I cannot wear my tennis bracelet. I can't wear any bracelets.

Thankful…

This year especially I feel like I have so much to be thankful for but the words just don't seem to want to flow.  I don't know if it's because I'm feeling tired or that I'm not wholly in the mood to write or what... There's the obvious things.  I'm thankful for my restored health.  …

Overall…Great News!

If there was a grade to be earned for surgical outcomes, I would have gotten an A+.  As suspected, the meticulousness of the radiologist setting the guidewires made it super simple for my surgeon to go in and get all the cancer and leave the area removed with clear margins (cancer-free).  In addition, the node …

Faithful…

I'm feeling better than I expected post-surgery.  Sure, I'm sore.  It feels a little like someone kicked me under my arm, or like I overdid it on weight lifting with my left arm/chest, but that's about it for the pain.  The bigger issue I'm having is sleep.  It's been difficult to come by.  I sleep …