Cancer Sucks

DISCLAIMER

THIS POST IS EXTREMELY PERSONAL AND DESCRIPTIVELY GRAPHIC ABOUT URINARY HABITS

This post is extremely personal. I was originally posted back on Dec 13th, 2009 on my old blog, and since it’s been two years, I figured I’d re-post it in order to serve as another public service announcement.

In short, I was diagnosed with possibly having bladder cancer.  I was 35 at the time, and I made jokes about having cancer, just to deflect from the fear.  I literally scared myself, my wife, my family, and my friends because I was too much of a pussy to go to the doctor.  I am reposting this for many reasons.  First and foremost, bladder cancer kills.  Second, don’t be a pussy like me, and avoid the doctor.  The roller coaster of emotions that you put your spouse and best friends through will torment you for the rest of your life.  I will never forgive myself for that.

Having said all that, here’s my story.  Remember, this is from Dec of 2009, describing what happened to me in April/May of 09.  Also, when I typed it up, I’ll guarantee I was sauced.

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