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1977~

The phone rang on that day of August 16, 1977. It was my beloved mom “pumpkin?” She knew I was probably doing what I really was doing which was crying my eyes out that my other idol, Elvis was announced to … Continue reading

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Sober of ’17~

I’m 17 again in the summer of 2017.  When I was 17 I never had touched alcohol. I still hadn’t touched it, until I reached the age of 20. Then all hell broke loose. My genes held true and tried … Continue reading

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Dehydrated~

Two years out and getting better all the time! “Donda was partying before they called it partying.” – My older sister telling me what our mom said. Gave me a great laugh, and reminded me to get a glass of … Continue reading

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Full Circus~

My mom always said “When you go full circle, it’s time to drop dead.” In other words, if you end up where you started, you know the end of your life is near. She always had the answers. And, I … Continue reading

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Fill Your Bottle Up~

I’m still here. I’ve answered each letter so hopefully they all went out properly. As much as my private personality tells me to keep it to myself, I still let it all out at health seminars, writers meetings, and in … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,500 times in 2013. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Pain In The Neck~

As promised here’s a recent bandage free shot of the incision. I was sickened to learn of other trachea, thyroid cancer patients to not be told of any facts. So here’s the info I was given. The initial bandage, after … Continue reading

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Seven Years~

My pathology report is back. Dr. Morris said there were no surprises. All of the cancer was on my thyroid and the small spots near it have been removed and we were lucky because usually cancer nodules fall apart during … Continue reading

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Another Chance~

Ouch.  I feel like my throat was slit. The people who noticed me on my walk in NYC thought so too, I saw it in their eyes they were guessing I was mugged.  I didn’t mind though. After being released … Continue reading

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A Story my Girl Needed to Hear~

As we pack to head to NYC, I’ve decided to take on the treatment. I won’t know if the surgery will be radical or modified until the doctor calls. Modified is one side of the neck to back behind the … Continue reading

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The Most Important Road Trip of All~

Since I express myself through writing or music, I will choose writing this evening to get thoughts off my mind. I am wide awake. NEVER fails. This is how life works. I am happy, working, fit and in shape, mentally … Continue reading

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Bright Side

Here is my reminder and last of 2012, to stay positive. Even though I will always check in on the board, it is likely I won’t be on the blog as often in 2013. This blog did the purpose. It … Continue reading

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