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Mom, A Woman's A Best Friend

Last week I told the home care worker that she and mom could cook curried haddock for dinner. Mom’s response was, “that sounds disgusting.” To which I replied, “the last time I made it you couldn’t get enough.” The conversation ended with me saying, “fry the fucking fish then,” followed by my mumbling, “why not cook it in lard.” 284 more words


Confessions of a Spouse: The Genoveva Baconga Story

She’s been with me for more than two years and since then, we really trust her, technically, on everything. She’s my Tatyana’s Nanny.

But she’s a family to us, and will always be. 576 more words


Stories from the Heart: 'A Stroke of Creativity'

Patty Lang, a two-time stroke survivor, wife, mother of four and survivor ambassador for the American Heart Association | American Stroke Association and Go Red For Women in New Jersey, was recently featured on the National blog. 59 more words


Role Reversal: the Daughter Becomes the Parent

I picked mom up from her Day Program and the Program RN pulled me aside to talk about mom’s day.  Mom had slapped a fellow participant’s hand away while doing an activity together. 235 more words


Holiday Wishes

You will never guess what this post is about:


I know, I’m obsessed.

I spend  hours each day stretching, electrocuting, and otherwise stimulating my *Little Dead Arm. 53 more words

Stroke Survivor

Where do I go from here?

I shouldn’t be ashamed of the feelings I feel and the way my blog entries are a release of emotion I hold in on a daily basis. 690 more words

My Life With AVM

I Sang In My Chains, Like the Sea

In a couple of days I’m giving a talk on studying with visual disability. My credentials are I’m a teacher with visual disability. The accident that happened just over a year ago left me without half my vision. 357 more words