Today we hit a major milestone in my health because it has been exactly 365 days since the last time I was hospitalized. Considering all the close calls I have had in the past year, including one incident two weeks ago where it took four Norco just to get me to the point where I was comfortable. … Continue reading Milestones and the Parable of the Donut
I was standing on the boat ramp as the sun peeked over the hills overlooking Lake Berryessa in Napa, California a few weeks ago mentally preparing for a race. As soon as the warmth of the sun touched my face nothing could stop the lump forming in my throat or the tear that welled up … Continue reading Recovering, Life
"You will overcome difficult times" was neatly contained within the confines of the fortune cookie I ate a couple a days ago. Timely considering the fact it has officially been a year since I said, "farewell" to my stomach. For those who went to elementary school, there is no need to fight immaturity and tack, … Continue reading 365+1 Days – Happy Gastrectoversary!
When I was a wee lad learning how to play baseball I had up and down seasons in little league. In my first season we made it all the way to the championship only to fall to our rivals. In my last season of baseball I played for a team that almost lost every single … Continue reading RBI’s, People Problems and the Kingdom
Our Church's children's ministry does something pretty cool. They setup a prayer wall where students can write down their prayers and we as a staff can pray for them. I love what they write: "Dear God, Please help my soccer season to go well this year with no injuries! Jesus name Amen!" "My cat died … Continue reading 24-hour Walgreens and Mic Jagger: Everything Matters to God.
I've been reading the posts from people I follow on Twitter. Some of them are hilarious, but some of them make my soul wilt. As I was reading Tweets, I had the realization that Twitter for some people has become the place to complain in 140 characters or less. "This isn't going right, UGH!" "I … Continue reading Twitter, Eye Gouging, and Prius