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Better Than New 

After my last post, my friend, Elizabeth, wrote this to me: ‘Ellie if you are feeling broken, please remember the Japanese process of Kintsugi. Pottery that is broken is repaired with gold. It highlights that the mended repair is beautiful. It emphasizes  beauty in the imperfect. Perfection  is overrated. Your brain is wonderful just the […]

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Milestone 

Today I brushed my teeth with my stroke-affected, hemiparetic hand.  3 years later and it’s still the little things that make me happy. 

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Well, that was sort of an earthquake…

It was a little before 11 in the morning and I’d already up hours. I flopped down onto the couch after my final set of squats. Pulling out my phone, I scrolled through my Facebook feed for a few minutes after finishing my morning workout. Time to catch a breather before eating my second meal […]

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WARNING: Graphic content. DBS surgery videos

I forgot to upload them, but here they are. Enjoy!

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Yeah.

‘I heard the doctor, but what did he say? I knew I was fine about this time yesterday. I don’t need answers, I just need some peace; I just need someone who could help me get some sleep.’ ^Yeah. I think I’m finally starting to get a little anxious about the surgery. I know I’ll […]

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