Was The Wait For A Reason?

Perhaps Waiting Two Years Was So I Could Meet Dr Atiq
Perhaps Waiting Two Years Was So I Could Meet Dr Atiq

Ever find yourself having challenges practicing what you preach?

We all do. It’s part of our human condition to be perfectly imperfect.

Lane 8 is about our physical responsibility to lead a healthy life and to be a role model for others.

Last year got a script for my “Over 50” recommended, routine colonoscopy. A whole year passed. Never got it done.

So this past January, I resolved to get it done asap.

That asap turned into another whole year passing.


Only yesterday did I have the initial consultation with a most impressive Gastroenterologist.

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This May Be A Mistake

Carpe Diem
Carpe Diem

Have I not been pretty good at keeping the topics here at Lane 8 about Health, Motivation and Impossible Goals?

It feels like it, and therefore, I’m taking editorial license to post about something that has to do with all three, but perhaps in a way you’re not expecting.

I’ve had the link for some time and have not found the right time to share it. One of the privileges that a serious blogger gets is to say something particularly personal.

There are many incurable diseases. And all of us have been impacted directly and indirectly, by them.

Crohn’s disease has no cure.


It is an Impossible Goal to help raise enough money, to give away, to those who can find the cure.

As a parent, it’s ultimately going to become a full-time job.

For now, this humble and thankful parent, just wanted to open the door a little bit wider.

If you want, click here to read, “When to talk about Crohn’s Disease.”