Exponential Isolation: COVID19 and Metastatic Cancer

There’s no exception with the COVID19 virus. We knew to stay put until we heard otherwise. The emotional fall out of metastatic cancer would clearly drive the rest of the population to post traumatic stress disorder. Yet these are the exact emotions I hear are so annoying to the rest of the population as they get through a pandemic that will kill less people than metastatic breast cancer.… Read More Exponential Isolation: COVID19 and Metastatic Cancer

The Accident – Ellipsism Crashes into My Metastatic Mind

You may on that day, with an accident in the way of your progress, experience ellipsism – that sense of sadness you might experience when you realize your life’s term will not include the future. And as I hear the psithurism, the rustle of the leaves in the trees, or smell the petrichor on the highway, the scent of oil coming up from the road after the rain, I realize nothing accidentally happened that day.… Read More The Accident – Ellipsism Crashes into My Metastatic Mind

Metastatic Friendships: How to shift from isolation to integrative protocols

It’s been said it takes about 100 hours of interaction to develop a true friendship. That sounds about right to me as I come to understand someome and their motivations, both positive and negative. I haven’t got the time for bold negativity for the sake of itself. And, pardon the metaphor, I cut negative people out of my life like cancer before they have the opportunity to metastasize.… Read More Metastatic Friendships: How to shift from isolation to integrative protocols