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Reporting Live From Hell

This is Loren Nancarrow, reporting live from hell… The hospital has a lot of devices — most of them meant to inflict pain. They say they’ll help you — but they hurt you. To say I’ve been poked and prodded

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The Nancarrow Project Team

Hi All, I hope you’re all doing well (or at least I hope you’re hangin’ in there!). Us Nancarrows are also hangin’ in there and taking it day-by-day (so cliche, I know). As we approach the 7-month mark this week, The

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The Pinball

Central Oregon Waldport, 100 miles North of Coos Bay. I’ve learned what it’s like to be an inanimate object recently — specifically, a pinball. I awoke in the middle of the night and discovered the right side of my body

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A Post From Carol LeBeau

My former co-worker and longtime friend, Carol LeBeau, wrote this piece for her own Blog Carol’s Health Journal.  Thank you Miss Carol, you rock. Loren Nancarrow: Beating brain cancer with a smile 03. June 2013 Loren Nancarrow is battling a brain

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Fired Up

*Click Play Below to Hear Loren Read Along* You haven’t heard from me in a while — and that’s because I’m sick of talking about being sick. Yesterday, I was released from my third hospital stint. I spent 5 days

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The Woods

Winnie the Pooh had The Hundred Acre Wood. For Alice in Wonderland and The Jabberwocky it was the Tulgey Wood. Then, of course, there’s Tiger Woods and his 3-wood (that would allegedly smash the windows of his SUV). The Hippies

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The Good News About Bad News

Where is it?! It should’ve been here days ago. Maybe it was lost in transit. Maybe it’s lying low somewhere waiting to jump out and catch me off guard. I checked the mailbox—nothing there. I didn’t find it in my

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Condors & Cancer

***Click Play Below to Listen to Loren Read Along*** A pair of California Condors flew over us, bright and early one morning. I marveled at their unmistakeable white wing markings. And then I threw up. That’s the kind of week

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Ranch & Coast Magazine Interview

A couple weeks ago I sat down with Ranch & Coast editor-at-large, former anchorwoman and coworker, Andrea Naversen. You can check out her article on The Nancarrow Project in this month’s issue of Ranch & Coast Magazine by clicking here. (Hint: Page 70) Thanks

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More Tomorrows Like Yesterday

 ***Click Play Below to Hear Loren’s Voice*** I tied my shoes this morning—and I’m typing about it with my own hands. Rode my bike to the coffee shop too. Small tasks for some, major feats for me. I guess I’ve

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