Thinking Back to Beginning

For some reason, I am thinking back to my original post of The Grateful Golfer. It is amazing how far this little block has come. The greatest aspect is the wonderful people I have ‘talked golf’ with over the years. It really has helped with my mental recovery during my health challenges. Thanks to everyone, I am truly grateful.

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Fitness Drives Performance

Similar to every year at this time, I am rededicating my efforts to become healthy and fit to improve my golf game. This is a traditional off-season approach to avoid becoming fluffy over the next 6 months. As I researched different possibilities to achieve my goals, I noticed that many sites claim “fitness and performance” as services they deliver. Looking a bit deeper I noticed that their views on performance were predicated on being fit. Therefore, instead of using ‘and’, I recommend many sites use the word ‘drives’ because it is a more realistic approach to improving our golf game.

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Finally Its Complete – My Goal is Accomplished

After 365 days of continuous writing, I have reach my goal. Yup, the day after I left the hospital last year (September 6th) I decided to embark on a personal challenge of writing an article on The Grateful Golfer for one year without missing a day. And today is the day my goal is complete!

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Wow! It Has Been A Year Already

As many of you know, I am two time cancer survivor who went through an autologous stem cell transplant this time last year. It was quite an ordeal and today, one year ago, marked the slight improvement in my health after 10 chemo treatments in 6 days with an infusion of my own stem cells. It was a very low point, but a very happy one as well because we (my darling wife and I) clung to the hope of seeing improvement in my blood work. It was an ordeal for sure and I am bless to have had a fantastic support network, outstanding medical team, and an outlet to think of something other than the dark side of cancer treatments – that being The Grateful Golfer blog!

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Another Major Milestone at The Grateful Golfer

This year is a banner year at the Grateful Golfer. I committed to writing every day and nearly accomplished that goal. I will admit that some of the articles were not as inspirational as I hoped, but that is a goal for next year. The success at The Grateful Golfer is not just about views and visitors, it is about sharing our thoughts on golf in a positive environment. I think we have achieved that goal as well. So what is the big milestone?

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