Category Archive: Personal

My Struggle

Permalink to My Struggle By Jonathan | Published March 2, 2017

You may have heard that Donald Trump is literally Hitler. Of course, in the parlance of our times, literally literally means figuratively. Words don’t mean what they mean anymore, they mean whatever the barely literate liberal arts gender studies major […]


Permalink to Paralysis By Jonathan | Published September 12, 2016

I am paralyzed. No, I’m not in a wheel chair. Yes, I still have two legs, and they work. Arms work too. Oh sure, chemotherapy took its toll. I don’t quite have the stamina I used too. And I am […]

Chemotherapy Journal

Permalink to Chemotherapy Journal By Jonathan | Published February 2, 2015

When I visited the BC Cancer Agency last week for my “chemo teach” session, I was given a very nice paper journal which I took as an indication that journaling was a popular and encouraged activity during chemotherapy treatment. Well, […]

I Have Testicular Cancer

Permalink to I Have Testicular Cancer By Jonathan | Published September 24, 2014

After two months of uncertainty, three ultrasounds, multiple blood tests, a CT scan and a traumatic surgery, it has finally been confirmed. I have testicular cancer. Obviously this diagnosis triggers a sea of conflicting emotions but, as odd as it […]

Why do People Hate?

Permalink to Why do People Hate? By Jonathan | Published April 2, 2013

Update: When I originally wrote this post I was determined to take the high road. I deliberately left out any names and instead just shared my thoughts. More than two years later, this person is still stalking my Twitter account, […]