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Journal entry #8

This is too on point to not share. I’m very ugly So don’t try to convince me that I am a very beautiful person Because at the end of the day I hate myself in every way And I’m not going to lie to myself by saying There is beauty inside of me that matters […]

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New batteries make my brain go ’round

I squealed after setting my cell phone on the kitchen counter and excitedly bounced on my toes – while holding onto the counter, of course – for a moment, then turned to place my medicine bottles back in the cupboard above my head. It must seen strange, my looking forward to another surgery. Let me […]

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Journal entry #2

I’m so happy today. It’s the best. 

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Journal entry #1

I wake rather late, but cheerful nonetheless. I don’t feel entirely cheerful; it’s a chilly, rainy morning and I know that I might get low if I don’t urge myself not to. I wobble into the kitchen. Make tea. Start the monotonous routine I’ve come to know since the “lows” made their appearance known a […]

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:)

Vertigo is kicking my butt today. I’m unable to turn my head and less I do it slowly, lest I want the sudden, overwhelming dizziness to attack. It doesn’t help that I’ve been instructed by one of my doctors to reduce a medication that has a side effect of vertigo, blurred vision and nausea during […]

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My father is heading into an operating room for heart surgery. Not sure what to think.

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“Now I can smile.”

I walk to the sinks, the cubicle door swinging shut behind me. Because of the field cut occluding the right half or so of my vision, I don’t notice the woman at the sink next to me until she turns on the tap and I hear the water splash from the faucet. I turn and […]

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I should probably post more often.

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Yay!

I don’t want to spam or anything, but yay moments call for multiple posts in one day. Update: http://wp.me/PHUqC-d9

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When it all comes down

My stay in the rehab hospital became routine. Up at 8, breakfast, therapies until 3 with lunch somewhere in between, dinner at 6, asleep by 9. I went to sleep earlier toward the beginning of my stay and gradually began staying up later. At first, I would fall asleep on the shower bed during my […]

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