You are not alone

You are not alone. Trigger Warning – I am opening this blog with the serious topic of suicide.  The rest of my blog will discuss my Calgary Marathon. You can click here if you prefer to skip this first section. But I believe the message needs to be told and heard.  Another suicide was in […]

The Plum Tree – Resiliency Update

My original blog post called “I am the tree. The Tree is me.” was published on June 15, 2023. That is eleven months ago. One of the key concepts in that blog post was mental resiliency. You can find that post here:https://denniskreba.com/i-am-the-tree-the-tree-is-me/ In short, my new little plum tree almost died during a vicious wind […]

I didn’t know

“I didn’t know.” “I wish I knew you were struggling.” “I did not realize your pain (…) and I wish I could have been more supportive.” These are common things I have heard since sharing my drinking problems in Run For Your Life. People did not know that I was suffering. I was successful at […]

The frustration of being sick!

Every three or four years, in the spring, I get really sick. It is usually bronchitis that hits me hard and hangs around for weeks. The last time it happened, I ended up in emergency, and took short term leave from my job. It is not fun! I cough non-stop for weeks. My lungs are […]

Movember 2022 – Week 3

November is flying by!!!! Week 3 of Movember was fantastic! I reached my fundraising goal, the weather was beautiful, I got my indoor cycle trainer setup, and my new glasses came in! Christmas lights are up; ‘Tis the season…almost! We’re about 75% thru November. Here’s an update on my goals for the month: Activity Update […]

Hindsight is 2021 – Part 4

It’s hard to believe that I’m on Part 4 of this series. If you haven’t caught the first 3 parts, you can access them from my home page or click the links below: Part One Part Two Part Three This post will finish up my Hindsight is 2021 series. I hope you enjoyed reading about […]

The January Blues

I just learned a quick and “easy” Blues set of chords on my ukulele. That is a great segue into my mid-week blog post. The January blues, listen to my blues (imagine, pretend!): A7 – for 4 bars – I’ve got the blues! D7 – for 2 bars (some form of easy D7) – The […]