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Conquer Chiari, don’t let Chiari conquer you…

… easier said than done, right? Of course it is. You live with a life-long condition that’s a ‘pain in the neck!’. Yes I’m in a good place 6 months after my surgery, but trust me when I say I know how you’re feeling. 942 more words

Brain Surgery

The Song of Syrinx by Bethany W Pope

The Song of Syrinx

Once, the Great God Pan fell in love with a nymph.
Running to meet her (she was slender as a reed, 422 more words

Poetry

Coping with Illness ...

I’m thinking if it’s time to do something drastic regarding my illness. I’ve been researching on Medical marijuana(Cannabis) I am straining to learn many things I can about the health benefits, along with following how and where it’s legal. 810 more words

Health

From Rossini to Morris

The way I collect art is for most collectors of art so very random and non-specific. I do not search for works by an artist or visit galleries, or art auctions to collect but rely solely on people donating art pieces to charity.   427 more words

Etching

Syringomyelia Syrinx

I started doing physical therapy today. I’m compensated for it now, as I struggle to pen a blog.  Nonetheless, I had mentioned in the “About Me”  section of my illnesses, the really bad illness is the Syringomyelia (Syrinx). 363 more words

Health

Chiari Journey - His love prevails every fall!

I deliberately haven’t written in a while because I have been a little low and I have been preparing my home (e.g. labelling kitchen cupboards, filing, getting documents in order etc.) for when I get a date to go in for the surgery.  1,025 more words

Here a train, there a train

Today was physical therapy. The exercises made me cry. My PT is a good dude so that helps, but goddamn I need some hardcore cuddling. I have to elevate my foot, or else it swells, turns purple, and hurts like a motherfucker. 281 more words

Health Problems