Tubthumping

Well. I had a bit surgery. This thing called laparoscopy. The way I figure it, they knock you out… cut a few little holes in your belly. One for the camera, one for pumping your belly full of air so it’s easier for them to look around. Well, I can tell you, it feels like they had a real thorough look around because I’ve been feeling the pain…. But maybe that pain is not from surgery, but the pain from the news we were about to learn.

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The Unsung Hero

Every mother’s day I am reminded of my mum and how great she was…

Every year as I get older, I have more and more respect and love for her as time goes by. For instance, my mother raised my brother and I by herself. My biological father passed away in a road accident whilst she was pregnant with my younger brother. She raised us by herself until she married my step dad in 1992. As a dad myself now, I thought..

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Fever

Where to begin? Well, let’s start what with what was scheduled. Thursday 25th, I was always scheduled to have an MRI and CAT scan, tests to see whether the Chemo has been doing the trick. However, life is not scheduled and I arrived at the hospital a lot earlier for my appointments..

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Nip Tuck

You ever go to a party and certain details are hazy? Yeah well, this party I went to last Wednesday it was crazy. Free Apple juice and drugs, lots of drugs. Then I don’t remember what happened. No idea. Until today. Well sort of...

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Unexpected Surgery

Yesterday I came in for my regularly check up with my doctor and the doctor said… “No more monkey’s jumping on the bed!” (sorry I have two kids under 4)  and she also said.. That the scar where they did my Appendix doesn’t look too good…

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Bittersweet Symphony

Last week, I gave up another responsibility of mine…For the last three years I have been fortunate enough to work with a fantastic First Nation organization called Mi’kmaq Family Support, which is part of the Jordan’s Principle initiative that helps provide care & services for First Nations people across Atlantic Canada (7 different first nation communities)...

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My Inspiration

People have been so generous with their compliments for how I am expressing myself online through this blog. I have been fortunate enough to have been called “inspiring”, but do you know what inspires me?

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Movin’ Right Along

So I’ve found myself in a funk…
..What do I mean by funk? I wish it was music related. Because I love that kind of funk. The funk I mean is, I feel like I’m in a bit of a rut. Bit down and out for no apparent reason. Nothing really to pinpoint it on.

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What’s the plan?!

I’d be lying if I said this was not on mind…

…It doesn’t upset me to think about it. I’m coming up to round six of Chemotherapy, which means I am at or almost the point where my Oncologist and his team in Halifax would like to see if I am making any progress or if the Chemo is doing its job.

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