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week in review: from NOLA, with love

Linking up with Meghan at Clean Eats, Fast Feets for the Week in Review. The past two weeks have been full of more craziness. I’ll try to stick to the highlights. On May 31st, I drove down to New Orleans to see my Dad again—he was in rehab after surgery—and to celebrate the fifth anniversary… Continue reading week in review: from NOLA, with love

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laziness, or as I like to call it, “recovery”

So, yeah.  It’s been months since I posted here.  I’d like to say it’s because I’ve been super-busy and I haven’t had time, and that’s partially true.  Work has been rough.  Working three 12-16 hour days a week is tough at any time, but P.S. (post-stroke)?  It’s beyond difficult.  Some days, all I really feel… Continue reading laziness, or as I like to call it, “recovery”

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what a stroke looks like from the inside–part two

So, I meant to finish up my story a while back, but as it turns out, one of the side effects of a stroke is being tired—like really tired—all the time.  When you add in work, school, and doctors’ appointments, that means I’m drained the majority of the time.  If you missed the first part… Continue reading what a stroke looks like from the inside–part two

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what a stroke looks like from the inside–part one

You never know how quickly your life can change.  Good or bad, everything really can change in an instant.  Sometimes it’s a big, dramatic moment, sometimes it passes you by without even a whisper of acknowledgement or a hint of warning.  Like T.S. Eliot said, my old world ended with a whimper, not a bang.… Continue reading what a stroke looks like from the inside–part one