Wow. What a year 2018 has been for me – pretty much all drama, no routine. Here's the list, bare facts only – mostly:
• Six months after Whipple surgery in June 2017, I am declared cancer-free
• Discovered my son via DNA testing service
• Internal bleed that drained massive amounts of blood from my body. It took five physicians three weeks to figure out a fix. It worked.
• Tests reveal that cancer has returned in one lung and peritoneum. There is no treatment, I am terminal. A chemo therapy might delay advancement of the cancers. It fails.
• New but much stronger chemo begins that is known, like the first one, to slow the advancement of cancer. We'll see how it goes.
• After a period of speaking regularly on the telephone, my son – Tom Wark, his wife Kathy and their four-year old, Henry George, visit for a day. We all fall in love with one another.
And through all this drama, I have been blessed with the best group of readers on the known internet. You are there every last day with love, support, smart observations and funny stories. I love you all.
[This post will stay up for the holiday tomorrow and the usual Tuesday Reader Story will appear on Wednesday.]
Now, tell us your about your 2018.