I can't ride for two weeks (well, maybe not quite that long) because of surgery #2 out of 3 last Thursday. The journey thus far to fix a silly little artery near one of my kidneys, that happened to grow over rather than under, has mainly been keeping kidney happy and preventing swelling/holding extra fluid. … Continue reading Two down, one to go, and other paradigm shifts
Fate whispers to the warrior "You cannot withstand this storm." And the warrior whispers back, "I am the storm." - not sure of source I really like how L over at Viva Carlos has a quote at the beginning of all her posts. If I had enough pearls of wisdom on hand, I would totally … Continue reading Ya know what they say about plans…
I know there are several very real and pretty complicated barriers to overcome if I want to accomplish my 'dreams.' Just as many, if not more, are perceived rather than real boundaries and I've certainly let fear of failure and "how-it-should-go" stall me. And, I obviously can get stuck in a pity party.There's also the … Continue reading What if it were enough?
I wrote 620 words over the past, oh... five days before I took a look at my recent blabberings and realized I was repeating myself once again. More of the self-comparisons between real and typed life, more explicit confessions of not knowing why I'm doing this, being a constant over-thinker and over-achiever, not being happy … Continue reading Oh yea, I took a trip last weekend
Another piece of 'art' courtesy of yours truly. Let's set the stage. I've currently got over $60,000 of student debt to pay back before I die. The reasons for that amount are their own story. Had I got into nursing school my freshman year of college, or applied to OT school after my junior year … Continue reading This Twisted Web
Metaphor of the day: fitness. I did some math and for the past two (business, because nobody's open on the weekend) weeks, I've been on the phone for an average of 40 minutes a day trying to get that damn medicine I spoke of in my last post. Probably longer since I'm not including the … Continue reading Realizing just how out of shape you are
The medication that's taken 6 months of discipline and lifestyle changes to get me to where I've been, suddenly isn't available.