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Don't mess with Mama bear.... cuz she'll burst into tears and become completely incoherent.

This evening all my emotions over this whole Tony situation came to a head.  Mama bear came out, and she got very, very upset…. and had no idea how to deal with ANYTHING. 754 more words

A World, Made Small, Still Turns...

On August 22nd, 2014, I got a call from my stepdaughter.  It seems someone had called her to tell her that my fiancé had fallen ill at work, and was being rushed to the hospital by ambulance. 970 more words


Dawn Faizey-Webster, a 42 year old woman who has locked-in syndrome has earned a degree in Ancient History. Dawn was diagnosed with this syndrome when she was 30 years old, immediately after her son was born. 490 more words


Reunited with my wonderful nurse Colleen!

Meeting this lovely lady was a momentous occasion for me.

You may remember the nurse I wanted to track down called Colleen? If you read my blogs you’ll know how badly I wanted to see her again. 411 more words

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Suicide and Self-Identity

This is a departure from my normal routine, but I wanted to write about this issue.  Perhaps I could claim it has something to do with Social Science writing. 1,689 more words

Can the Clinical Diagnosis of Disorders of Consciousness Avoid Behaviorism?

The “standard approach” in clinical neurology has been accused of suffering from an implicit “behaviorist epistemology” because disorders of consciousness are typically diagnosed on the basis of a lack of behavior. 908 more words


The wardrobe syndrome

The wardrobe syndrome
… or locked in syndrome in the artistic and written version.

Once upon a time, before the Internet on such
a scale as it is today, came to Poland, there were people who also wrote. 553 more words