Living with Cancer

More riding therapy

Hello all, It has been a busy summer, and I have managed to get my recommended doses of motocyclene.  I have attended a number of charity rides and events, and I think that it is theraputic for me. I am getting ready to head off on the Cruise with Cause tonight, the first event is tomorrow(saturday Aug 28).  Please check out the website HERE, and the Facebook page OVER HERE. I have amassed a large number of photos, and video that I am working on putting together, as I know I need to put out another video….. soon. I have already told you a bit about the Wheels for our Wounded Poker… Read More

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My “One Week”

I wanted to take a trip, and make it my version of “One Week”.  There was no inspiration from a Tim Hortons cup, or other similarities to the movie, and Cancer news is already over a year old.  But, I want to take advantage of every opportunity to take advantage of life, before I become a patient that can’t. Road trips for us are fairly common, we drove most everywhere over the years, now as the kids have moved on to their own places and lives, I do more by motorcycle, and hope to continue doing so for many years to come. I delayed my start by a day, mostly… Read More

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Time for a trip

So, without having any scheduled appointments for a few weeks, I am taking the opportunity to head out to BC.  I have about 10-12 days worth of time to spend.  It should be good. One of the things that I have planned to do in order to help keep Mrs, and Mama Bear happier about my long distance riding trip, is to make it so that they will know where I am, to within about 10 minutes.  I bought myself a tracking beacon – and I will carry it.  I tested it, and it even works in my pocket. Bring on the jokes about electronic leashes now – I can… Read More

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Motocyclene Therapy

I was reading another Bladder Cancer blog and came across a post that I thought was pretty good…. outside of the Cancer, we have riding in common. motocyclene therapy I have mentioned before that my mental spirit, and focus is not where I want it to be… so, I am hoping to adopt this as a philosophy – “a common term to describe the endorphin effect that occurs when riding for a while.  Others call it “clearing the cobwebs out of the brain” or other metaphors, but the term Motorcyclene Therapy is one that both resonates and works“.   I have used riding as my fresh air through the brain… Read More

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