Category Archives: Medical

February 23rd – A Remembrance

“We do not remember days, we remember moments” “Hi Sis, I’m getting married and I want the ceremony to be in Albany.” My sister Carole asked “What do you a need, a priest, minister or rabbi, and how soon?”. “A … Continue reading

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Grief Is The Price We Pay For Love

“I do not want to just lye around waiting to die. Please figure out a way to get me back to Lenox”. This was my bride’s expressed wish on an August day after hearing the news that the cancer was … Continue reading

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And These Few Precious Days I’ll Spend With You

“But the days grow short when you reach September When the autumn weather turns the leaves to flame One hasn’t got time for the waiting game Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few September, November And these few … Continue reading

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“Aim high, time flies”

The title’s wisdom came from my bride’s fortune cookie tonight after consuming take-out Chinese. It is also exactly the hidden sentiment Peg has displayed these last two weeks since being discharged from the hospital. After coming home, her nausea and … Continue reading

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Whack-a-Mole Cancer

That’s how a doctor recently described Peg’s cancer. Pops up here, take action; pops up again over there; wait to take action, pops up again in a new location, delay action. But this is no game even though I would … Continue reading

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Searching For Elusive Lights

A week ago yesterday, Peg began having increasingly debilitating pain down her back, hip and left leg. We had no idea what was causing it or why it started, because she was recovering from surgery nicely. By the following Monday … Continue reading

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Have You Ever Seen Anything As Lovely As A Knee?

                OK…if you can stop booing over my poetic license, I wanted to share that, in the morning I am heading out to the Cleveland Clinic Hospital in Weston, FL to undergo the knife. … Continue reading

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