Posted 6/11/2014 4:17 PM (GMT -7)
Thank you, one and for all, appreciate all the comments. Starting to feel guilty for leaving soon, but I feel its in my best interest at this point in my life.
We recently bought a brand new RV travel trailer, for 40 years, we always had used ones, nice having something new with everything working perfect, and having warranties to boot. Since then, we recently bought our own RV lot, a real nice corner lot at Foxwood Hills in Westminster, SC, about 40 miles away, on Lake Hartwell. Now we never have to worry about reservations and such at rental RV parks. Came with a nice rear deck, and a concrete slab to park the RV on. Trees shade the deck. And there are so many amenities at the place, including what is stated to be the largest swimming pool in SC. We were able to pay cash for everything, so its nice having a "second" home paid in full. We plan to enjoy a lot of weekends down there, to get away from all the hassles and hustles of our everyday life.
I also swapped cars for the 2nd time this year, and ended up with a 2014 Abarth, which I got to order from the factory per my specs, another first for me. Does my head some good to be back into a sport type car. Makes me feel good about myself (despite my woes) and feel 20 years younger. Through this car, I have met a whole new brotherhood of mostly local Abarth brothers, we are planning several car related meets. Cars have always been my passion.
And yes, getting closer to writing at least one more book, perhaps two, before I run out of time. Been putting that off too long, haven't accomplished anything since my last book was published in 2012.
I know that HW is well taken care of by some many caring and competent people. I know its in safe hands whether I am there or not. Never did I dream, that I would have spent nearly 6 years of my life helping out in my own little way on a forum.
But I do find, that it keeps my mind constantly on PC, PC related things, and fellow PC sufferers, so its kind of hard to ever get a break away from it mentally when one is there all the time. Forces you to think about it. On a normal daily basis, away from HW, I rarely sit and think about my own PC situation. I still have never seen the cancer, and it ends up just being a number on a piece of paper for me. If it weren't for all the complications that I have endured all these years, it would be almost easy to forget I even have the cancer at this juncture. Yes, at some point, mets will show their ugly head, and then I will have to deal with it again, but until then, I don't want to be constantly reminded of it.
Still no improvement on the weight part. Yesterday, I ate two major meals, and downed a pack of cookies, and was shocked to see that I had dropped another 1 1/2 pounds overnight. It seems like a hopeless circle at this point. Never looked so bony in my entire adult life, even my face is hollowing out, getting kind of unpleasant. Sure hoping these tests on Friday will shed some light. I dread the prep part, that's only going to shed even more pounds. I am already on a clear diet starting at noon today and won't end until about noon Friday.