This shorter blog post does not represent “throwing in the towel” but is an indication that it’s become increasingly difficult to sustain my concentration. I have so much to say, so much to grasp after, yet my mental and physical energy seems to dwindle away. And so I adjust, as we must all to infirmity, pain and weakness of all kinds. God may yet give me time, which we will see in the days ahead. My children have proved able, even impassioned blogger substitutes. I’m sure you will hear from them in the future in my absence.
This all comes up because
I haven’t felt well in the past week. It’s pain and weakness mostly, and mental
malaise. I can attribute this partly to the completion of radiation treatment of
a spinal mass subsequent to everything else I've experienced in terms of
symptoms and treatment. I’m wearing down. I finished 10 rounds of focused
radiation on a spinal mass this past week and I hope to rebound as
the swelling gradually subsides. The other effects of recent treatment will also
continue to work out their effects.
I’m sleeping well, with
only occasional headaches, and have enjoyed good visits with friends and
family. More to come.