Skull-Stomping Sacred Cows: Doctor’s Notes Don’t Apply


One of the books mentioned in this week’s “From the Library” article is called “Warrior Pose,” written by Brad Willis. Mr. Willis was a correspondent for NBC for a number of years who suffered an injured back, ignored it in the interest of pursuing his career, and ended up with surgically irreparable spinal damage. He was told he would never walk again. At roughly the same time, he was diagnosed with Stage IV cancer of the neck, and told he had less than two years to live. He wrote the book ten years after that, and is still alive today, as far as I can determine, which is almost twenty years after the diagnosis.

He also picked up the practice of Yoga (traditional yoga, not the pop culture spandex and gym class yoga most people are familiar with), and managed to completely rehabilitate his back on his own. The catalyst…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

71 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.