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The Human Tragedy Consists in the Necessity of Living with the Consequences

I gave myself a pep-talk the other day; a look-me-in-the-eye, in-my-face kind of pep-talk. I think I need to do that more often. Most of us probably could use them more often. 1,656 more words



My iphone alarm started going off at 3:30am. Ricardo had just gotten into the house from his night shift, and we were getting ready to make the 4.5 hour drive to Dallas for my Gamma Knife treatment. 1,306 more words

My Life With AVM

Super Woman

“I cannot stand to be in an elevator at all…, it makes me feel like I am floating and bobbing around in water for the next hour.” I said to my doctor. 555 more words

My Life With AVM

Note To Self: SHUT UP Sometimes..For Mama's Sake!!

Got a few choice words for you!

Let me explain. They’re all good!

In fact…they’re my passion…words. They flow through me. I speak them. I write them. 373 more words


BEFORE you give a stroke survivor advice? THINK!

As a stroke survivor,  I have been assaulted with more “helpful suggestions” than I can count.  Most are given from people who truly want to help.  246 more words

Just Thinking

I Will Remember You, Will You Remember Me?

Don’t let your life pass you by…Weep not for the memories…

I have been remiss; I missed posting a blog last Tuesday, and believe me I felt kind of awful about it.

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Why I Don't Go Out in Public.

I’m hurting in the worst way possible, I’m trying to be strong but when I’m not I’m a burden.
I tried enjoying myself at a festival out in the country. 340 more words