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Still an optimist! Recovering from severe Guillain-Barre Syndrome.

Savor Life

via Daily Proa4empt: Savor Sitting in my favorite blue wingback chair yesterday afternoon, I had a sudden recollection of a past time.  The sun was poking through the bare winter trees outside, sending individual rays through the voile curtain and … Continue reading

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Banting et al

Oh, that dreadful word. Overweight. It encompasses a multitude of stages, from “puppy fat” to “morbidly obese”. The next associated dreaded word is Diet. They always go hand in hand, don’t they? “I’m overweight, I must go on diet.” I … Continue reading

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Becoming a Buff

While reading the section on logotherapy in Man’s Search for Meaning, written by Viktor E Frankl, my mind made a sudden leap to photography. You are now wondering what a mode of psychoanalysis and a camera have in common, but … Continue reading

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Back. Again.

I lied seven months ago.  I wrote my post in October 2016 knowing full well that I was going to end my life that same night. The daily emotional trauma of coping with my lack of independence and slow recovery, … Continue reading

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My Last GBS Post

This is the last time I’ll be posting here as there won’t be much more to add in the near future. I am walking again after my fractures in June, albeit very short distances to begin with, and will probably … Continue reading

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So, I did break something…

…two somethings, in fact. After waiting a week after my fall I didn’t see any decrease in the swelling on both feet or my right knee, and the pain didn’t lessen either, so I went to the hospital for xrays … Continue reading

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Another fall! :-(

My left knee gave out under me on Wednesday morning as I was walking up the first ramp from the bedroom to the sitting room.  I don’t know why it buckled and can only guess that I wasn’t focused on … Continue reading

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