A week ago Sunday, I went to bed normal. The next morning, when I got into the shower to get ready for work, I was overcome by intense chest pain, so intense that I couldn’t moving my body, especially my arms, without crying out in pain. My breathing became rapid and short. I got out, … More My Costochondritis Nightmare
I am sad lately, sad at where this world is heading and with this new “normal” we are seeing in basic humanity – murder based on race and revenge, acceptance of discriminatory views in our politicians, the intentional harm perpetrated on friends and family for selfish gain. What is happening? Why are we okay with … More The New Normal?
I almost titled this “Falling Inside The Black” but I wasn’t sure how many would know what I meant by it. Actually, “void” isn’t even the correct word right now as I am drowning in everything BUT the void! “Falling in the black Slipping through the cracks Falling to the depths can I ever go … More Drowning In The Void
As many of you may or may not know from reading my blog, I have been having some medical issues. For about 7 months now, I have had constant pain in the lower back of my head. It is always there, just to varying levels between merely annoying to down right excruciating. When it is … More Medical Woes & Frustration
This is the second in my series of finding meaning through art, words and images, things for all of us to contemplate and consider. This image struck me immediately and brought a tear to my eyes. I can see it meaning different things to different people but for me, it represents years of my own … More ‘Thoughts Through Art’ Series
Yesterday, we lost our little dog. In the early morning dark hours in bed, our beloved little boy went into a massive sneezing fit. When we turned on the light, there was blood sprayed everywhere. Our hearts sunk and we knew it was time – we couldn’t let him suffer or live in pain. I let … More Grief Realized
I am a bit frustrated today. For about 5 months now, I have been experiencing mild to sometimes severe pain in the lower back of my head, both sides, all the way across really. It creates tension in my upper neck too. It hurts my head/neck to turn my head too far in either direction. I … More Phantom Pain