Category: brave

heaviness.

I have a “heavier thing” weighing on my mind to get to today. But, first, let’s talk about yesterday and today in Paleo/RA for a minute. I say both days because I actually started this post last night and wrote a large part of it before closing my eyes to rest at about 4 AM…

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frightening doctor visits.

I remember my very first question on my NCLEX exam for my nursing license being an orthopedic question – my least favorite subject – and me thinking, “This can’t be a good sign.” And then I REALLY couldn’t believe the irony when I was hired to work the orthopedic floor as my first job –…

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mother mother

For whatever reason, somehow my biological mother – who I haven’t seen in 18 years (and that was a traumatic run-in at the ob-gyn’s office I wrote about in one of my Mother’s Day posts) – made one of her occasional pop-ups on my Facebook tonight. That hasn’t happened in a couple of years either…

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wheelchairs and mala beads

Probably the most well-known quote from the spiritual teacher Ram Dass is “We are all just walking each other home.” You’ve likely seen it before. It’s a favorite of mine. He is one of my beloved teachers. So, tonight, I finally watched his Netflix short documentary, “Ram Dass, Going Home” about his post-stroke life and…

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the mother’s day mixed bag.

Yesterday was honestly the best Mother’s Day celebration I can remember. We went to spend the day with our family at the lake and had the best time talking and laughing and enjoying each other. It was simple and wonderful and I loved it. Today has been good too. I’ve mostly rested – travel wipes…

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