“You’re Going To Die”

More than one doctor had to tell me to “get your affairs in order.”  That’s doctor talk for “you’re going to die.”

“June 9, 1999 was my 49-th birthday. It was also the day I was diagnosed with Stage III – Colon Cancer. There are only four stages of the disease and by the time you hit Stage IV, it might be a waste of money to buy green bananas.

I knew whatever I had was bad – I just didn’t know how bad. For over 20 -years of “complete” physical exams, I signed a form releasing my doctors from responsibility because I refused a common procedure of the most invasive kind.”  Read more …


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