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Blood, sweat and tears

There was probably plenty of blood when they cut me open for the selective dorsal rhizotomy 10 days ago. I’m pretty sure I cried at some point in my hospital stay, even though they kept me pretty well drugged up the whole time (it might have been removal of the… 259 more words

Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy

How can I feel more accomplished?

Some of us look at other people’s accomplishments and ask ourselves, “What have I done?” Then, you feel like crap, sit and mope about it until you talk to someone or turn on a funny movie, have a glass of wine or go for a run. 527 more words

Life Of Polly

Will and Should Suspected Steroids Users be in The Hall?

Yesterday was a tear-jereker of a day for any baseball fan. As a fan in Chicago, it was especially so. Seeing the Big Hurt and Mad Dog along with those 3 world-champion managers step up onto the stage in Cooperstown and give their speeches is just another great moment in baseball. 581 more words


Weekly Menu

So I wanna make this a weekly post! Mostly on Sunday and basically outline weekly things. My menu for this week includes doing something to me hair, reading three chapters and doing my assignment, organizing my chaotic living space and picking a palette to paint my room…. 39 more words

Wow 8 Months.... Has it really been that long???

Well it seems it has happened when everyone said we wouldn’t last a week. My wife Ellie Rayne and I have overcome unbelievable odds and trials as a couple and have made it 8 months as a couple. 198 more words


Daydreaming: Engaging your creative side.


Before doing something, you have to dream it. That’s what I’ve heard and I agree. It’s not until you allow yourself to think about a possibility that you can do something and actually feel comfortable about making it happen.



Today I finished my first French novel. It was written entirely in French, completely sans English. Let me tell you, I feel awesome about that. Knowing I can read in a different language is a magnificent feeling, even if I did need to refer to the help packet my teacher gave me for a few different things. 43 more words