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A Snoopy Kind of Day

“Stacey, looking at your paper-work and all you and your family have been through this past year – go for it!  Do things while you are healthy and can enjoy life.” At first, I was very happy to hear these … Continue reading

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Breathe

Anxious Down the hole I go… Stop Try to get out and move forward… Slide If I let myself go I would slide… Invisible Strings that pull my head.. Pressure On my brain that seems to weigh my thoughts down … Continue reading

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Shuffle along!

Oh, what good things a good night’s sleep can do! Last night – I put my mother’s heating pad around my aching legs.  Truthfully, I’m not sure if it was the heating pad or my mother’s healing hand that helped, … Continue reading

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Really, I’m fine.

I’m fine.  Really.  Who wants to hear the bad stuff, anyhow? How long can one complain before the complaints fall on deaf ears? Still, I stand – I hurt.  I sit – I hurt.  I walk. I’m fine.  Really.  I … Continue reading

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It’s in the jeans…

I am out of routine.  There is no doubt about it.  This physical set-back is messing with me! I am too nervous to walk, too tired to cook, too drugged to drive (I think), and too brain-dead to learn something … Continue reading

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Vive la famille – ma joie de vivre!

The world is just waking up – well, my world. Kevin and I have had our “private” coffee cloaked in the intimacy of the wee hours of the morning. I have gasped at the temperatures reported on the Weather Network … Continue reading

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Get ready! Get set!….

The height is dizzying. I am standing on the highest diving tower there is.  Or so it feels. I look down. Don’t look down! Focus! Be at peace. You’ve been through this routine already, Stacey.  You are ready. I breathe. … Continue reading

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One step at a time

I’m awake. I hear the wind howl and expect snow.  Do I get up?  Is it time?  Is Kevin up? Eyes open?  Check! The room is dark save for the light of the street-light. I see the glow of the … Continue reading

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