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Ready to Write


A lot has happened since I last wrote. Dad had been in and out of the hospital well over one month after he celebrated his 90th birthday.  My brother (Reluctant Heart) called with updates; I took frantic notes just as … Continue reading

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Update on Dad


Wow, talk about a long, long day.  Here is what I know: Dad is going to be in ICU a couple of days, I don’t have any specifics other than they have him on oxygen, he’s tired, and I’m told … Continue reading

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This Beautiful Community


I had heard of this community’s generosity last year at a doctor’s appointment.  The nurse and I were talking and she said this community raised a hefty sum of money for a woman who needed a specialized wheelchair.  No one … 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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Dr. Oz Would Be Proud!


Those were the words I said to my doctor today as she went over the results from last week’s blood work, I was shocked, but in a good way.  My HDL, LDL, and Triglyceride numbers are all in Dr. Oz’s … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Back to the Doctor (posted Oct. 25, 2010)


A trip to the Emergency Room would have been the best thing were it not for lack of financial resources.  The thought of another huge medical bill, well, honestly, I don’t know which is worse, living with this or the debt caused … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: New Series – TBI Tools: Nutrition (posted Sept. 29, 2010)


I thought I’d like to start a series on tools I’ve found helpful post-injuries. In this journey sometimes simply getting a diagnosis, rehabilitation and support are a luxury as we stumble down a blind path in this unrecognizable new life. … Continue reading

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Back to the Beginning: Farmer’s Market CSA (posted May 19, 2010)


I am so excited, today was the first day of receiving my CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) box of fresh produce at the Farmer’s Market. Eating well and being as healthy as possible is so important to me, it feels GREAT to … Continue reading

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