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Drinking for Platelets
Cancer Nutrition
April 30, 2015 posted by

Drinking for Platelets

Perhaps there’s more physiological science to all those studies showing drinkers out live non-drinkers than we know. They’ve always been chalked up to psychology and/or coincidence. After months of trying…

Less Than Zero
Cancer Training
April 14, 2015 posted by

Less Than Zero

Here’s another recovery update, which I thought was worth posting since I thought of a funny title. As I mentioned last time, there have been some hiccups in my comeback,…

2015: Happy To See You
Cancer
January 1, 2015 posted by

2015: Happy To See You

To paraphrase Monty Python: that was something completely different. Good riddance 2014. You taught me a lot but I’m ready to move on. No offense, but 2015 is going to…

What’s Your 2015 Epic Challenge?
challenges
December 30, 2014 posted by

What’s Your 2015 Epic Challenge?

I’m a fan of New Year’s resolutions. Even if you quit they’re a great tool for motivation, since writing them down provides some level of commitment. It doesn’t matter how you…

Fasting Before Chemo
Cancer Nutrition
September 21, 2014 posted by

Fasting Before Chemo

My life has turned into a “what’s best to eliminate cancer” show. Two conflicting practices, not eating and eating as much as you possibly can, lead the way. Both are…

Chemo Is Like Reverse Alpinism
Chemo
September 14, 2014 posted by

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…

Travel Psyche: Norway
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September 6, 2014 posted by

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,…