Cancerboy Chronicles: Outliving your initial prognosis edition…

tim1958Today I turn 60. This, by itself, is not a big deal. However, two years ago I felt – and was sure that – I would be dead today. This morning I woke up at 5am with severe pain in my abdomen. That’s the first time I’d felt that kind of breathtaking pain in several months. There was no doubt that is was my cancer (The 3 Stooges) making sure I remember that at any time, I can be taken. There comes a moment in times like this morning, where you have to decide If you wake your wife and tell her you need to go to the hospital. Fortunately, The double-dose of Percocet kicks in and you get to live a normal life. — If only for another day.

I am lucky to have Sue. I am lucky to have the friends I have. I am lucky that I have outstayed my welcome. Onward…

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