The opioid epidemic is widespread and by this point, everyone knows that. But I feel I should approach from a different angle. Because you see things differently when you are directly affected by this. You may recall that I briefly mentioned the opioid epidemic before. Opioids are a class of drugs including prescription… Read More The Opioid Epidemic
Alternative Treatments? Yes, I know I briefly talked about alternative treatments before. If it seemed like I simply dismissed them, that’s because I approach them with a healthy dose of skepticism. But I do consider them valid in some cases. Besides, if Steve Jobs with his billions of dollars and vast resources… Read More How you considered alternative treatments?
Bucket list again? Yes, I know that I have done this before, but I’m doing it again. I want to, and that is all the reason I need to do anything. I have a 7% chance of long-term survival, so I can make a bucket list 37 times if I want. For the record,… Read More The Bucket List
Medical Marijuana in Arkansas is starting, so I might as well annoy as many people as possible. I’m going to break my own rules and discuss politics, albeit it briefly. Jeff Sessions recently issued new guidance on the issue of marijuana in states that had approved its use. That is not the only reason I… Read More Medical Marijuana in Arkansas: Armageddon is Upon US.
I’m routinely asked if I know what could have caused my cancer, and to be honest, there is not one clear answer. Cancer is a disease that develops when a number of genes are damaged and the cells begin to grow rapidly with no control. Our bodies are marvelous at finding and repairing damaged DNA… Read More How I Got Cancer (And You Can Too!)
Short post today First off, I need to thank my friend Britney Logan for the work on the site. She designed the logo and reformatted the entire site for me. You should check her out at Seize the Daises. Treatment I spoke with my doctor (well, her nurse) earlier this week. The spots on my… Read More Friday Potpourri (01/05/2018)
I’m probably going to offend some people reading this, but such is life and you will survive. I’ve been wanting to write this piece for a while, but I wasn’t sure how to organize it. So I may make it an outgoing series depending on how much information I see in the future. So what… Read More Bad Advice
If you’re getting ready to type me an angry e-mail. I ask that you stay with me for next 900 words, and then send me the angry e-mail. My back story is here: Part 1 and Part 2 Stats There are roughly 1.7 million new cases of cancer in the United States for 2017, with… Read More Why I Love Cancer (And You Should, Too!)
I’ve decided it was time to get into politics. No, I’m not running for office, and I’m not going to just share articles without reading them on social media. I’m instead going to be working on helping create and establish a new, credible third party to help solve America’s problems. To do this, we need… Read More Time to Enter Politics
October 19, 2015 Some days you remember every detail. For me, Oct 19, 2015 is one of those days. The day started off just as any other Monday. I made it to advanced accounting at 8 a.m. (which is as terrible as it sounds) and then work in the accounting lab. During this time I… Read More Eulogy for an Addict