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I am still alive

It is Sunday morning in Phoenix, the sun is shining, the temperature is 70 + degrees.

I feel like I have been on a two-week bender, have played football with my grandchildren, after which was run over by a truck. Everything hurts, and fatigue makes it difficult to complain.

The high point of the here and now is George Winston on Pandora.

I got mine in 1979, it started with painful ankles, which were followed by too many pills, surgeries, consults, more pain, fatigue, new diagnosis, and shots. And I am still alive.

So, quit whining Larry. Find a good book, make some raisin toast, curl up with your dog, read the morning away.

Tomorrow will be better, it always is and I will be here.

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  • Carla Kienast
    1 year ago

    Larry: It’s great to know that you’re still alive and that your wonderful outlook and sense of humor are also still intact! Wonderful to see your post.

  • Larry Sawyer author
    1 year ago

    Thanks, it has been a rough year, I added non ischemic cardiomyopathy to my list of goodies in January 17, pacemaker in May and we are all waiting to see how it will all cook. pain and fatigue is interfering with my attitude adjustment.

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