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Wouldn’t you know having the wreck in October meant that we bought a costume for Halloween that wouldn’t be worn. Kristina’s foot was supposed to stay elevated. 117 more words

Only God Knows Why My Brain Is Over Functioning

no shelter (haibun)

Acid churned in the pit of my stomach. 

What to expect?

Cousin Sharon* had healed – physically – after the accident.  Mentally, she had gotten worse.   323 more words

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai


The JOURNEY you take for vacation is usually by car.
This JOURNEY that I will never forget is nothing like that by far.

I had only one reason then to remember 9/11, 55 more words


Both Ways - TRUST

They come in all sizes and colors, pure breeds and muts.

Really doesn’t matter what kind you want 

Until you look into their eyes. 28 more words


On FINALLY Getting Answers From an Expert and Letting Optimism In

On Jan. 22, a mere six days after the cognitive test fiasco at Kaiser, I was able to see a specialist at UCSF’s concussion clinic, and more importantly, finally able to get answers to seemingly basic questions that no one at Kaiser—not even my neurologist—could answer for me. 1,404 more words


Headache, Headache

Go away!

You have been bothering me for

So many weeks and now add one more day!

I am a wife and a mom, 33 more words