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  • Chemo Is Like Reverse Alpinism »

    Getting chemo is a strange experience. The goal, to kill your cancer with enough reserves left to survive, is a lot like high-altitude mountaineering. Only in reverse. And without the…

  • America’s Best Burritos »

    Reference posts are common on my blog but this is the first time I’ve posted one for myself. This series of articles is a search for the best burrito in…

  • Low Carb, Low Fat, & What’s Best For You »

    Good piece at Runner’s World last week analyzed a large study on the effectiveness of low carb versus low fat diets. While the low carb group faired better, the actual…

  • Cancer: My Treatment Protocol »

    Many of you have been asking and I’d rather point to this than describe this detailed procedure over and over. I’ll try and keep this colloquial. If anyone would like…

  • Travel Psyche: Norway »

    Planning trips is one of the best motivators I know of so adding this place to the list. Of course, I’m not much of a leisure traveler. Other than family events,…

  • Losing The Last Few Pounds »

    My weight loss series that began on this blog has picked up again over at Beachbody’s Blog. Here’s the latest installment, in teaser form. This is another overview article. I’d…

  • Psyche: I Have Dorsal Medial Habenula Syndrome »

    No, this has nothing to do with cancer–or does, but that’s a topic for another time. It appears that researchers have discovered the part of the brain that makes us…

  • Cancer, Day 41 – Let Performance Be Your Guide »

     “I don’t argue with the body Jerry. It’s an argument you can’t win.” – Kramer I’m constantly advising people to let performance be their guide when it comes to weight loss, recovery,…

  • Cancer, Birthday Challenge, & Friends – Days 34 – 40 »

    “All of a sudden I’m so popular. Maybe I should run for City Council.” – Henry Chinowski With my prognosis clear, and chemo scheduled, I decided to do two things:…

  • Cancer, Days 29 – 33: A Hell Of A Month »

    What a crazy month. The second pathologist has confirmed so, as good as I feel, it looks like the path is now clear. Still waiting on the final pathologist but chemo…

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Chemo Is Like Reverse Alpinism
Chemo
September 14, 2014

Chemo Is Like Reverse Alpinism

Getting chemo is a strange experience. The goal, to kill your cancer with enough reserves left to survive, is a lot like high-altitude mountaineering. Only in reverse. And without the…

America’s Best Burritos
Features
September 13, 2014

America’s Best Burritos

Reference posts are common on my blog but this is the first time I’ve posted one for myself. This series of articles is a search for the best burrito in…

Cancer: My Treatment Protocol
Features
September 7, 2014

Cancer: My Treatment Protocol

Many of you have been asking and I’d rather point to this than describe this detailed procedure over and over. I’ll try and keep this colloquial. If anyone would like…

Travel Psyche: Norway
climbing
September 6, 2014

Travel Psyche: Norway

Planning trips is one of the best motivators I know of so adding this place to the list. Of course, I’m not much of a leisure traveler. Other than family events,…

Losing The Last Few Pounds
Features
September 3, 2014

Losing The Last Few Pounds

My weight loss series that began on this blog has picked up again over at Beachbody’s Blog. Here’s the latest installment, in teaser form. This is another overview article. I’d…