Just Give Me The Damn Pepsi

During my stay at Duke, I had to be intubated three separate times. According to the doctors, the last time was tough and did significant damage to my esophagus and as a result, I had to go on what they referred to as a nectar thick diet.  I HATED THIS DIET. The condition was called […]

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The List

This list really puts things in perspective.  As I head into the new year I am going to focus on the blessings and not the obstacles.  Happy New Year!

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How do I survive being a survivor?

There’s this assumption that when you “survive” an illness like cancer or heart failure that your battle is over.  What many people don’t realize is that, for the patient, surviving the illness is the easy part.  The hard part doesn’t start until you get home and start dealing with the damage done to your body […]

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