Author Archives: James Kendal

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From finding form to building form

Milestones

Thirty five years ago this July was the last time I lined up for nationals and it was the 1985 edition in Hamilton. The 85 road course was brutal and with the first climb up Sydenham Hill, now know as … Continue reading

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Reset

I haven’t posted in over a year and at about this time in 2018 I was beginning my last chemo-therapy treatment. The past twelve months have had highs and lows and if I could sum it up in one word … Continue reading

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16 Days of Glory? It’s so much more….

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Milestones

Today was quite joyous for me as a parent. Alison took her first big step towards gaining independence today and road her bike to school. Riding to school in our community is quite normal but we have been slow to … Continue reading

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End game

This past Thursday I had my last chemo treatment and in my mind I’m hoping that this is the end of cancer treatments but in reality there is no end game. Cancer doesn’t get cured when you have it but … Continue reading

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Pure joy

I absolutely love this photo. Alison spent the week in Disneyland and every picture was nothing but total happiness. Thumbs up! Thanks for checking in!

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Supplements 🤔

When I met with my oncologist last Summer I was told to bring a list of all the supplements that I take and what was interesting to find out was that basically you cannot take any supplements when you’re going … Continue reading

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Rest 🛏

It’s been a big learning curve trying to slow down and calm the mind and body while going through chemotherapy rounds. My third round has been the hardest so far and with three more to go I have a pretty … Continue reading

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10 yard line

Cancer treatments take a long time but then the point is to go through it so you have a “long time” and the process is a grind. In football terms I’m at the 20 yard line. Each treatment moves you … Continue reading

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A Home

In our family we got used to moving a lot. It seemed that growing up in the 60s through the 80s we would move every couple of years. In part, moving was due to my Mom’s job changes with the … Continue reading

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