Out of weakness comes incredible strength 

There is nothing so humbling in this world than receiving the news that the body harbors a potentially deadly disease. The range of emotions is intense as the mind desperately tries to process this new reality.  I can remember sitting in that dark room in the emergency department, trying to maintain a grasp on reality … Continue reading Out of weakness comes incredible strength 


If purees be the food of life, eat on!

I've said it before and I'll say it again, it is impossible to have a hobbit-sized appetite after having extensive abdominal surgery.  It seems like any time I allow my eyes to overpower my stomach, I find myself on the couch, curled up in agony, wishing that I had exercised a bit more self control. … Continue reading If purees be the food of life, eat on!

A demon of epic proportions

"Follow. But! Follow only if ye be men of valor! For the entrance to this cave is guarded by a creature so foul, so cruel, that no man yet has fought with it... and lived!" ~Tim the Enchanter, Monty Python and the Holy Grail Over the past few weeks, I have found myself in an … Continue reading A demon of epic proportions