Twenty-two Months and Counting…

It’s been 22 months. In some ways, it seems like not that long ago and in other ways, it seems like forever. Funny how time and perspective can be so different in relation to the same event. Regardless, I am grateful for where I am at. I think we all probably feel that way to …

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A Normal Kind of Day :-)

Yesterday was one of the most 'normal' kinds of days that I've had in awhile and I was grateful for it, not to mention that the weather was spectacular-- one of our nicest days so far this spring.  I managed to fit in a mix of things at home, both inside and outside, and I …

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”Down With the Bad, Up With the Good”

It's been twenty-one weeks today. Twenty-one. Whole. Weeks. Typically, when a person refers to time in something other than the obvious measure, such as weeks versus months in my case, one can deduce that there must be a specific reason for doing so. In my lifetime, I've often used such a comparison of time when …

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The Suffocation of Chronic Pain

Is my ankle pain life-threatening? Thankfully not! Could things be worse for me? Yes, most definitely. Just the same, my recent and worse flare-up yet has left me with a few realizations. Funny how 'forced' inactivity affords a person extra time to think--time to think about the bad, appreciate the good and question the in-between.  …

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