Cancer Left It’s Mark on Me

Four days ago I had my surgery to remove the cancerous growth from my thyroid and nearby lymph nodes. Four days ago I went under the knife for the first time in more than 30 years. It was a nerve-wracking experience, but one we got through okay.


I Get A Scar This Week

"Pain is temporary, but glory is forever." That's how one of the quotes goes. Another says: "Pain is temporary and chicks dig scars." I'm not sure who to attribute those quotes to, but the second was repeated often during my time training in the martial arts.