A Swift Kick In The Ass

episode 92 A Swift Kick In The Ass. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to live positively while faced with a terminal illness. For the last 5 months, Tom struggled with an unknown neurological illness. A wrong diagnosis led him to seek a 2nd opinion and ultimately a brain biopsy to reveal what was wrong.

The biopsy revealed three stage 3 tumors known as anaplastic astrocytoma a rare form of brain cancer. Now he is in the biggest fight of his life while trying to remain positive, his life depends on it.

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Category:self help -- posted at: 7:00pm EDT

Ep 91 Persistence In The Face Of Adversity. Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how it is to face mortality when facing an unknown disease or condition. A continuation of the last episode THE kick In The Ass. We provide an update on Tom's condition and how he is dealing with the unknown neurological condition that is wreaking havoc on his life.

What is it like to face possible death? how do you cope and accept the possibility of a terminal disease? Why you should question the experts and how even a layperson can have a fresh perspective on a problem. 


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Category:self help -- posted at: 6:13pm EDT

EP 90 THE Kick In The Ass! Lifelong childhood friends Tom Stewart and John Curren discuss how to face the fear of death and undiagnosed illness. The holidays brought Tom an unexpected gift...A neurological condition that has yet to be identified. How do you deal with the fear of possibly having a terminal disease? Tom discusses how he mentally faces an undiagnosed illness that has been plaguing him over the past month. Unbearable fear and anxiety are met with logic and spirituality to find a way to deal with the issue.

We all face our own "Kick in the ass" and we can not change the things that happen to us but we can change how we react to them. How do you remain optimistic while facing the unknown?

The doctors think All the MRI images indicate Tom most likely has MS, Multiple Sclerosis. His doctor who is an MS specialist doesn't think he has it and is looking for other diseases or possible injury from Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.

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Category:self help -- posted at: 3:06pm EDT