Hope is the foundation of every achievement and every attempt. Hope changes everything… As I expected, the hallway on the rehab floor where the Harborview Hospital Psychologist had his office was mostly deserted. How many times had I come here, looking for HOPE? Quad cane in hand, I hobbled boldly down the corridor toward his […]
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Having friends is a never ending source of courage and joy. At 11:30 that evening, my best friend Bonnie and I were finally led from a recovery room outside the Surgery Pavilion to a nice corner room.
We’ve been to several doctors who deal with cancer. If left to myself, I would have gone with the first surgeon we saw. I figured A cancer doctor is a cancer doctor. I was Wrong! Thanks to Bonnie’s loving care and her persistent search for the best treatment option we could find, I ended up […]
.Acceptance of myself and my situation requires me to do at least two things. The first is to make the most of the abilities I still have which includes grabbing my cane and hobbling along with great gusto. The second key to accepting my situation is learning my ABCs. Accept the Book I’ve Been Given […]
Aside from our own choices to be flexible enough to persist until a particular obstacle is overcome, change is the only constant in life. While this uncertainty makes it difficult to plan for a specific future, if this inconsistency in the way things are is accepted and planned for, change can be embraced as a […]