Davie Does Cancer - 2018 Journal

Good news - the surgery was a success!

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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POSTED BY JR ON BEHALF: I am happy to report that David's surgery went well, the tumor was removed and with no complications. Overall it was a success, the surgeon told me. David's recovery has begun and I fully expect he will post an update here in the next day or two. Here is a...

In recovery and managing the pain

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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POSTED BY JR ON BEHALF: David was moved from the ICU to the main hospital yesterday. He is next to a window and was able to see (and hear) the Blue Angels fly past several times during their performance for San Francisco's Fleet Week. The photo here shows the IV tubes connected to his...

Phase: Recovering from the Hospital

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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In every Great Journey there is a time after the Trial, after the Survival, but before the trek home back to recovery and resumption of normal life. I call it the time of Respite, a place of patching the big pieces together. It's a time of quiet, wisdom found in silence. A safe place where...

Not that voice, the *other* voice

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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Last night, in the wee hours, I slowly got back in bed ("carefully! you know how must not bend or twist") and just rolled over on my left side - boom! - like nobody's business. My traffic-controller mini-doctor voice screamed "NO!" because heretofore I've had big...

A Wonderful Day Today

(from CaringBridge 2018)

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Checking in with a great day!  During my 2nd walk today, the afternoon sun warmed my limbs while the cool breeze refreshes my face and breath. I had this wonderful sense of how HEALTHY I felt in that moment. I felt clean, inside and out, and I felt relaxed and confident in my healing...
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