The Joys Of Writing About Golf

Writing is very therapeutic. I find that if I write everyday (or almost everyday) I feel a sense of accomplishment. It is something that helps motivate me to seek out other things to do and get them done. Of course, some of the tasks are very small and others larger, but the knocking things of my ‘to do’ or ‘want to do’ list is always a good thing. It is interesting how writing a small article as a larger influence on my daily life.

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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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Have a Super Saturday

Does your day get thrown into a tailspin if something goes wrong early in the morning? Because something you were working on accidentally falls apart for no reason? Well that happened to me this morning when I was writing today’s article. For some reason, my previous article disappeared into the the world of 1s and 0s never to be heard of again! And let me tell you that I worked hours on the article and it was my best ever! (haha, okay maybe not, but I did work for a bit on it) Continue reading

What To Write About in Golf

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A good theme to write about?

What to write about everyday is a bit challenging some times. The topics generally pop into my head and I decide to put words to paper. I enjoy writing about golf and has become a passion of mine. However, some days I wonder if the topics I choose are hitting the mark.

Many of The Grateful Golfer readers are writers themselves and they understand my dilemma. Those who just enjoy reading, can likely associate my musing with something they have a passion for. Determining what to write about everyday is a challenge. Continue reading