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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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Seizures suck.

A very quick recap of yesterday: I began having seizures just before 11am CT yesterday. I don’t remember much and was pretty confused for a while. Anyway, I’m home now and am getting scheduled for tests this week. Jeffrey’s DBS surgery is early tomorrow morning; I’m hoping that I can still go to that.  The […]

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What will things be like for you in a year?

Well, I don’t know. I’ve been asked a few times since having DBS surgery and I don’t know is the simplest answer that I could come up with. I definitely hope that I’ll be where the gentleman in the below video is, but there’s no way for me or anyone else to predict that. The […]

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Time to get staples pulled!

I hadn’t realized that I sort of simply dropped off the radar after the surgery. I didn’t mean too! My immune system took a bit of a hit, and now I’ve been sick since the middle of last week. A quick update: the results from the surgery are pretty amazing. I’ll take a video of […]

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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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