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My Cancer Story Continues

My Cancer Story Continues

Okay, I have stage 4 colon cancer that has also metastasized to my stomach, liver and lungs. Now what? My oncologist thinks we can squeeze another three years out of my life if we begin “aggressive” treatment with chemotherapy. So that is the plan… or was the plan. The first item on the list was […]

Fading Away

Fading Away

I think I know what dying is like. I’ve been doing it for the past six to nine months or so. Slowly fading away. Lost 50 pounds. Mind foggy. Losing life focus and desire. Abdomen pain. Seeing myself in the mirror each morning is a real shock. With the Coronavirus pandemic, doctors just weren’t available. […]

Hiking to the End

Hiking to the End

I had been struggling with stomach issues for 8 or 9 months. With the Coronavirus pandemic, it was not possible to visit a doctor… until now. After some tests and a CAT scan, the doctor gave me the news: I have stage 4 colon cancer and it has spread to my stomach, lungs and liver.

Lost Creek near Salina

Lost Creek near Salina

My wife and I like to go RV camping several times a year to the Maple Grove campground located between Scipio and Salina Utah. It is an easy to drive to location with mature shade trees and a year-round stream running through the campground. The grand kids love it! While staying there in August, I […]