Monthly Archives: November 2016

Music For The Soul

As I continue in a holding pattern for the upcoming surgery date, most of my daily routine remains the same. Yes, December 19 is going to be a very different day, but now is not then. So remaining present, joyful, … Continue reading

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Compassion

I want to thank everyone who sent me loving words of support via email or Facebook. Your expressions of compassion mean a lot to me as I travel this path. Keep them coming! I apologize that I can’t respond to … Continue reading

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Wonderment

Today Nalani and I went to Whole Foods so she will have wholesome meals. At one point over the speaker system a Beatles tune was playing, Do You Want to Dance With Me with lyrics including “it’s only rock & … Continue reading

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Overwhelm

I talked with one of my friends today & he wasn’t aware that I was doing a blog daily about this cancer journey. So I’m sending this post to everyone in case others are not aware every post I make … Continue reading

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It’s Not Great to be Mindful

It’s also not bad to be mindful. I often have a tendency to label events, outcomes, emotions and thoughts as good or bad. When I use labels I become the label. In so doing I am mostly living in the … Continue reading

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More gratitude

Today we watched videos of Dr. Tonia Young-Fadok perform colorectal surgery. Turns out she is Chair of the department. Also watched a post-op video and have a pretty good idea what to expect.  Today I have felt poorly all day … Continue reading

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Gratitude

I have much to be grateful for. At the very, very top of the list in a class all by herself, is my lifetime companion, the love of my life, my best friend and my lover & wife for 34 … Continue reading

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What’s Up Doc?

As promised the colorectal surgeon showed up at the appointed time to give Nalani and me all the lurid details about dealing with my gut. And here’s the scoop, pun intended! If you are queasy about reading details about operations, … Continue reading

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The Breath of Life

Aloha fellow eternal beings (uh oh, he’s gone mad!), This ongoing story which I am posting daily is now the first page that comes up whenever you go to mindfulhawaii.org. And below the present post is all other previous posts … Continue reading

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Thoughts & More Thoughts

A fond Aloha to all, I forgot to mention yesterday that my darling wife who is my best friend, is here with me providing her unending support & love. As she has been through every test, hospital stay, surgery and … Continue reading

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