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Direction Received


I am really grateful I chose to email my vet instead of trying to communicating over the phone…especially since she’s out of the office the rest of this week!  She asked a few questions I’d not thought of and I … Continue reading

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A Little Black and Blue Heart


I’ve not written for a while because I’ve been a little under the weather since December, and Richard can attest, I’ve not had a lot of words often to even speak.  Just what I needed to feel just a little … Continue reading

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TED Talks: Listening to Shame / Vulnerability is Courage by Brené Brown


““Vulnerability is our most accurate measurement of courage.”” — Brené Brown I have watched this video and have to say it’s one of those with a great ‘takeaway message.’  Having grown up as I did, never really feeling good about … Continue reading

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Neuropsych Test Results


Although I saw my Neurologist two days ago, I spent yesterday in bed with a headache and most of this morning with a headache hangover. I still feel a little bit out of it. I’m not sure what to think … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Limbo Land and Thoughts on Humankind (posted Feb. 9, 2010)


A difficult place to be, in between systems, no longer able to be fully independent, yet not approved for assistance. If it were not for humor, I think I would have died long ago. For now, I wait on the … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Back to Fight or Flight (posted Dec. 3, 2009)


While taking time to grieve Rudy’s passing, I got a call from the City saying the initial estimate connecting to the sewer was off, way off. Instead of maybe $10,000 we’re looking at $16,500. Shocked I said they really should … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Another Busy Week (posted Aug. 20, 2009)


I’ve been wanting to update my blog but have needed some time for things to settle a bit first. I must say having a love interest is adding a lot of good energy to my life, even with him in … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Safe at Home for Now (posted Aug. 14, 2009


Life has been passing by at breakneck speed and I’m peddling fast to catch up. Last weekend I had a friend of mine from Montana pick up my Mom’s big old Hobart mixer, I gave it to him because he … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: One Step Closer to the Edge (posted July 14, 2009)


Today I took a deep breath and called my oldest brother to see if he wanted anything from the house before I start selling the family heirlooms. He asked why I was needing to sell them and I said I … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Asleep in the Light (posted July 2, 2009)


[This is happening to me and I have a voice.  How many hundreds of thousands (millions?) of people do I speak for who had/have no voice?  I am literally haunted by this song, at times, I wish I weren’t.  The … Continue reading

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