Thursday, September 4, 2014

Update #5,235

Heart surgery scheduled for the 15th.  I expect blogging to remain pretty light until then. 

Apparently it is a 6 hour procedure.  I don’t know why, but that fact, above and beyond all the others, really terrified me.  A lot can go wrong in 6 hours. 

Fuck.  Just… 


I can only pray that at 34 years old, that this is the fix that I need, instead of a sign of things to come.  I’m too young to start having heart problems.  


  1. Good luck. Fingers crossed for a positive outcome.

  2. Courage, Goober. For your family.

    I know I didn't need to say that, but this has seen me through a lot of crazy situation. I hope it works for you.

  3. I may have come off as a jerk in that last comment, which was not my intent. When I've been scared to death I've always done best focusing everywhere but inwards. It's helped a lot of times, but I'm really good at compartmentalizing.

    Good luck, brother. You know we're pulling for you.

  4. I get it bore patch and I agree. It's my job. I'm the goddamned pater familius...

    That's why I kept the "possibility of heart cancer" thing from Mrs goober despite everyone telling me that was wrong.

    I'm supposed to be strong for them, not the other way around.

    Maybe that's what's bothering me. For the first time since I can remember I feel lIke less than the rock and anchor and more like the adrift vessel. I don't like it. I'm afraid it's showing, and I don't want that.

  5. Oh, golly -- thinking good thoughts your way, and in any other direction you think will help!

  6. One more set of prayers from someone you don't know bro. Good on you, and peace to your family as well.

  7. Thinking about you today, Goober.