I remember waking up to what felt like my heart beating out of my chest. And after a week of acting strange, being distant and feeling disconnected with myself, I finally realized why. That realization took me by surprise. Because, well, I have been doing so well. But after admitting to myself that the very thought of … Continue reading Chapter 13: When The Past Calls, Answer. It Has Something Important To Say.
It was the morning of February 14th, 2017 that my family stood at the end of the hallway and watched me slowly disappear on a stretcher - not knowing when they would be able to see me next. I would be wheeled down the hall for a couple of minutes with a nurse wearing a blue cap to the … Continue reading Chapter 10: Fifteen Days After My 10-Hour Brain Surgery
I never thought it would end. The nightmare that replaced my Midas touch. When everything was perfect – I couldn’t complain. I still did, though. Because traffic is annoying. I had nothing to wear. It is challenging deciding when the best time to travel is. Those 5 pounds - pesky, aren’t they? But I celebrated, too. … Continue reading Chapter 9: Overcoming depression – tell someone