Never let Doctors play God

This is a brief one. But perhaps one of the most important posts on the blog so far. Yesterday was my final post-transplant clinic before moving to Sweden to be with my family. I want to share 4 things the Doctor said to me during our 10 minute conversation (note the bold): “Your immune system […]

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4 Rules Of Travel Writing

As I toil enthusiastically towards the end of this most curious of adventures, I’ve begun to allow myself the odd brush stroke of possibility, across the canvass that awaits me on the other side. Epic dis-ease + grateful survival = priceless opportunity to examine, reinvent and marry life, with purpose and passion. Travel and writing […]

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A Chopra List Worth Learning Early

Quick copy+paste from Deepak Chopra’s recent musings: “A Better Way to Think About Your Body”. ¬†Fast-track to his list at the end for an example of something we should have learned as children. “Mind-oriented practices like meditation improve well-being throughout the system, all the way down to the genetic level. There is abundant and mounting […]

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Monday Reflection & The Stuff You Can’t Not Do

Thursday nights in the hospital are a strange and lonely affair. Everything and everyone seems to sigh to a half pace slouch as the week rolls to an end, and the world outside slides even further out of view than it is during the rest of the week. Needless to say, a surprise visit from […]

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