Entries by Charlie

A “goal” or a “decision”?

I hate the word “goals”.  Mainly because it gives you a way out.   Most of our “goals” are achievable and the steps are known if we just make “decisions” about the actions we are going to take.  Stop eating crap, find a better job, start the business, go to the gym, do the thing, […]

How are you “feeling”?

Oh, just fine. I’m “great”, just awesome. Thank you so much for asking. The question is genuine, but the answer isn’t. I’m not “great”, I’m something else which I can’t describe. It’s been almost a year since I completed radiation treatment and the facts are, I am feeling anything but “great”. I feel exhausted. It […]

Scanxiety

I have dear friends who have talked about the anxiety of the post cancer “scans”. Now I get it. My first six month scan was supposed to be routine. Ended up one doc pointed at the scan and basically said “that’s not supposed to be there” blah blah blah. Shit balls. Here we go again. […]

360 degrees in 365 days

Last week I turned 55. One year ago to the day today, I was facing a really ugly tumor. Let’s just say this last year is amazing grace. I just got back from backpacking in the mountains of Colorado with some inspiring friends. To have the strength to do this is indeed a miracle. A […]

Harvesting Crops During Cancer

Last year, I pretty much took six months “off” to get well. And guess what, my business actually “grew” during this time. I have been somewhat baffled by this phenomenon, as I have been pre-programmed to think that effort=results. Well, it turns out I was only partly right. Over the years I seem to have […]