Category Archives: resiliency

Day 8 with Dad (Wednesday, April 24, 2013)


Day 8 with Dad (Wednesday, April 24, 2013) We are growing wearier from our vigil in that small room.  Uncle told me I missed out on the harpist who came in and played for Dad earlier today, he said it … Continue reading

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Of Dreams and Nightmares


I decided against leaving this event, or events, to the ages; nothing is quite as unsettling as nightmares based in reality.  I wasn’t sure I would want to remember.  But then, I thought if this happened to someone else, what … Continue reading

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Anniversary, Traumaversary or Survivorversary


I swore I wouldn’t blog about this, but as much as I tried to avoid it yesterday, the little wounded heart and brain both said, “It was 10 years ago today…and we still hurt.” Ten years ago yesterday another unfortunate … Continue reading

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Be Grateful To Everyone


That was the phrase that bounced around in my head while Richard and I waited for someone to show up…five minutes, then ten, fifteen, twenty minutes… Ugh!  It’s just not that easy to do these sort of things, trying my … Continue reading

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Not This Time: A Costly Lesson


I dream in horses…well…actually horse clinics of the Vaquero tradition.  Last year I actually got to go to a Buck Brannaman clinic after many, many years of not being able to (thanks to TBI). Being back at a clinic, it … Continue reading

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