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I will not be defined by my Disability

I am a runner. I am a writer. I am a wife. I am a friend. I am a colleague. I am an Accountant. What I am no longer is a partial laryngectomee. 521 more words


Knees, and other bits.

When I was a child, I used to hate my knees. I remember when it happened: there was a girl called Amy in primary school, and she has perfectly smooth knees. 487 more words


Why I Left My Family

Hello. My name is Emily, and I am an empath.

The final decision was made 2.5 years ago, when I put alcohol down for good. This is when a spiritual awakening began for me and things started to make sense. 641 more words

Jan. 22, 2017 - Readings in Recovery: Today's Gift from Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017

Today’s thought from the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is:

Reflection for the Day
None of us can claim to know God in all God’s fullness. 196 more words


Brain Fog

There are a lot of things I hate about having dysautonomia. The dizziness, the lightheadedness, the tachycardia, the salt, the fluids, the compression socks (even though mine are cute), the occasional need for a wheelchair in public that makes people think I’m a crazy faker because sometimes I can walk and sometimes I can’t (because people don’t understand invisible disabilities.) 759 more words

Gray For The Brain

4 dead mourned in Mississippi storm as living begin recovery – U.S. News

U.S. News & World Report 4 dead mourned in Mississippi storm as living begin recoveryU.S. News & World ReportLiquor store owner Cynthia Holland says she’ll repair her liquor store…