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JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 25: The Power of “No”

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 25: The Power of “No” Episode 25: The Power of “No” After a very long hiatus I’m back… This video podcast is based on a presentation I gave on August 5th, 2018 at Sunday Assembly Las Vegas about living more intentionally and making choices based on the things that are most important to ones self. With that in mind I’m hoping … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 25: The Power of “No”

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 21: Thanks Obama

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 21: Thanks Obama. Adding insult to injury, after getting laid off, I get to explore the wondrous worlds of ACA. Everyone wants to blame the other guy. It’s an ugly mess, but worse than that is whether it’ll become a missed opportunity. MP3 Version  iTunes subscription  Via Email  RSS Reader Additional JBB’s Final Thoughts Episodes Resources: music: Social Blindness – 22K by … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 21: Thanks Obama

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 5: Looking at the Next Chapter of My CIDP Journey

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 5: Looking at the Next Chapter of My CIDP Journey. Met with my neurologist to discuss my progress and what to do next. When I met with my physical therapist later in the week, it dawned on me that I’ve been on this particular journey going on two-years now. It’s almost impossible for me to recap the experience of having my … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 5: Looking at the Next Chapter of My CIDP Journey

Video Mondays: The Holstee Manifesto Lifecycle Video

If anything my illness has taught me over the past year it’s how important it is to live intentionally. Hell, there was a time not too long ago when I wouldn’t leave a room without taking full assessment whether I had everything I needed because it was such a pain in the ass to get around. In a very real way my loss of mobility … Continue reading Video Mondays: The Holstee Manifesto Lifecycle Video

The Balcony is Closed: RIP Roger Ebert

Of late when a celebrity passes away I’ve found myself quietly counting my fingers and toes and wondering when my turn might come. Having reached an age where more than a few friends and family have shaken off their mortal coils, it’s not an altogether unreasonable question. And while my illness this past year thankfully never got to the stage where I was at grave … Continue reading The Balcony is Closed: RIP Roger Ebert

Treatments Begin

Day One Done The IV has been unplugged, a little sock put on my hand to protect it over-night and the nurse has left for the day. Well, I survived that one with a lot of hand holding by Tricia and support from her family (and all my friends reading this and sending your well-wishes). So far no side effects, no additional discomfort and not … Continue reading Treatments Begin

More Than a Pinched Nerve

I’ve been wondering how to tell this tale without my usually overly long narrative. I don’t know that there’s a way to do this without getting into to much detail. Apologies to those who may have heard bits of this story already… I do tend to tell my stories beginning with the history lesson aspect to it. Sorry… Let me break that pattern by saying … Continue reading More Than a Pinched Nerve