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Food for Thought

Eating plant-based is not a diet, it is simply how I live my life.  I’ve stopped thinking of how and what I am currently eating as a “diet” – thus I have stopped obsessing over food. 700 more words

Food for Thought

Eating plant-based is not a diet, it is simply how I live my life.  I’ve stopped thinking of how and what I am currently eating as a “diet” – thus I have stopped obsessing over food. 702 more words

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A Plea for Help

On August 31, 2007, my husband Chuck and I woke up and life had changed, overnight. He had suffered a massive stroke. I called 911 and he was rushed to the hospital, where he nearly died, twice; first, from the original event, which deprived his brain of oxygen; second, the next week when the clot burst loose and flooded his brain with blood. 707 more words

My kind of sleep

Everyone shifts unconsciously in their sleep. Well, those without a disability. But for me? I’m fortunate to sleep in my own bed. No hospital bed. Yet, I have moments where my swallow doesn’t work properly and I wake coughing and spluttering – in the wee hours of the morning. 314 more words

Cracked Door

#depression is a sticky, slippery slope that can suck you in unexpectedly. I have been under the veil of depression all of my adult life and probably before, in hindsight. 274 more words

Daughter

The After

The after is such an interesting place to be. You cannot predict what it will look like. The path you wanted will not be the same. 136 more words

Daughter

Óhefðbundnar tjáskiptaleiðir

Í tilefni af 6. mars sem er Evrópudagur talþjálfunnar hef ég ákveðið að gera það sem ég lofaði sjálfri mér að ég myndi aldrei nokkurn tíma gera en það er að skrifa hér alla mína sögu sem viðkemur talmeinafræðingum. 1,037 more words

Stroke Survivor