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Shannex Respite Bed Empty This Weekend - #2

The decision made by Shannex’s Parkstone’s staff to have an empty bed this weekend instead of processing mom’s intake has repercussions for our family.  These repercussions started with me having to leave work, too emotionally distraught to think, after I found out mom would not be going to respite. 524 more words

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Shannex Respite Bed Empty This Weekend - #1

There is a shortage of Respite Beds in Nova Scotia , yet Shannex’s Parkstone  Respite bed in Halifax will stay empty this weekend.

Mom had a… 416 more words

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Respite Cancelled

 Serenity Prayer
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference. 536 more words

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The Leaves that are Green Turn to Brown

I was twenty-one years when I wrote this song.
I’m twenty-two now but I won’t be for long
Time hurries on.   – Paul Simon

Dear Twenty-Year-Old Me, 1,538 more words

Writing

Whoa! Calvin!

“I’m not having enough fun right now.”

 My favorite quote from my favorite comic strip: Calvin and Hobbes. I am right there with that rascal Calvin, although I’m playing the game according to my own rules, I’m still losing. 247 more words

Stroke

Wish me, no... US luck.

New Years Eve and a glass of Italian Prosecco. This is the first New Years Eve that I have stayed at home alone in 8 years. 719 more words

My Life With AVM

Dancing in my Head

I spend most of my “at home” days in what most people consider silence.

Not real silence of course.

Is that even possible in today’s world? 145 more words

Stroke Survivor