Category Archives: Health

Articles about health in general and Kurt’s health in specific.

Drugs, Death, and Rock & Roll

  Did not know Wayne Static had died in 2014. What a frikkin’ bummer. I’m a fan of Industrial Music — Rock, Metal, Electronic — with Nine Inch Nails being my typical band of choice whenever I’m jonesing for a … Continue reading

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Any Wim Hof fans out there?

If you’ve never heard of Hof before… prepare to have your mind blown. This dude, known as The Iceman, can withstand the coldest colds and endure the hottest hots for practically as long as he wants all because he can … Continue reading

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Get Mellow

  If I had been given a 14% chance of living to five years after my Lung GVHD diagnosis instead of a 13% chance, I would have then had to call my little self-help book HOW NOT TO DIE: In … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Pain

When it comes to physical pain, it’s purpose is hardly in question: It focuses us to where our immediate attention and action is required. We accidentally rest our hand on a hot, stove top burner and, without our sense of … Continue reading

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2017: #TRUMPOCALYPSE*

This dude has some serious issues…

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COPING with #CANCER?

Hey! How about that?! Our good friends over at COPING With Cancer magazine featured an excerpt from my little book HOW NOT TO DIE: In 13 Easy Steps in their recent edition. Pretty cool, no? Yes, indeed. You can learn … Continue reading

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More Brain Drain Stuff

  So… based on your very kind, honest, and funny feedback to my last post, it appears that Cards Against Humanity, while being fun and completely aligned with my temperament, may not be the game best suited for building up … Continue reading

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My Chemo Brain Counter-Offensive

So… yeah. I’ve been having some chemo brain issues for quite a while now and I’m in search of interesting ways to build up my brain muscle to counter these “cognitive disorder” side-effects, as my neurologist so neatly calls them. … Continue reading

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The Power of About

THIS ARTICLE ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON MEDIUM I may be mistaken, but it is my belief that we’ve all been to that dark, lonely place at least once or twice in our lives where we, and the lives we have led, … Continue reading

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On why I choose to refer to those who help fund my film as “Donors”…

Admittedly, with these newfangled campaign funding sites such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter, where they have their “Backers” or “FUNders” or whatever else they call those who give money to a money-raising campaign, me referring to my supporters as “Donors” seems … Continue reading

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HOW NOT TO DIE: In 13 Easy Steps

On this day five years ago, I received the news that a recent lung biopsy showed that my lungs were inflicted with a severe form of graft versus host disease (GVHD) called bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome (BOS). BOS, I came to … Continue reading

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Breathin’ Easy

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The Capital of Care

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