How practicing mindfulness and meditation helped me through difficult medical diagnosis.
A new focus on what really matters to me. A journey using minimalism.
Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday. Now that it will forever be linked to my brain surgery, it will have an even deeper meaning. While it can at times seem cliche to espouse on “things I’m thankful for” essays this time of year, I feel it is warranted after this kind of roller-coaster ride. […]
It has been some time since my last post. Suffice it to say, there has been a lot to cover in that time. I wanted to feel secure in the major transition of getting back to work, doing my job well, and staying connected with my wife and young son before I got back into […]
Now that I am further into my recovery, I finally feel that I am in a good enough place to write about one of the larger hurdles in the process; Steroids. I know most would immediately think of a muscular baseball player (i.e. A-Rod), and not someone who is bouncing back from neurosurgery. However, they […]
Two weeks post surgery and the stitches in the dome are being removed. Apologies if the picture of the wound elicited your gag reflex. However I felt like it is important to show others who are facing a craniotomy operation the true “look”. In my case, that also entails a Viking (Ragnar Lothbrok) hair style, […]