Tag Archives: Cervical Dystonia

Turning back time

“It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” ~Rose Kennedy The lingering … Continue reading

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These are the Days I Will Remember!

I must first extend a special thank you to those who reached out following my last post regarding my surgery. Your prayers, comments, telephone calls, Facebook messages, etc. were so helpful in my recovery and I can’t thank you enough … Continue reading

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‘I Know We’re Gonna Make It!’

A very dear friend sent me a beautiful song on You Tube following my Gloom, Despair and Misery post a few weeks ago. I thought it was the kindest gesture since I needed to hear this particular song. She is … Continue reading

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Gloom, Despair and Agony

I believe there are two types of people in the world. There are good luck people and bad luck people. Good luck people walk around with an aura of bright colors surrounding them and a spring in their step. Visual … Continue reading

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The Telephone Call

It’s all a bit overwhelming I must admit Being the one who is always sick The big decisions in my life Are when or if to go under the knife   I smile, joke, not let others know I keep … Continue reading

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Putting Romance Into Perspective

On Valentine’s Day my husband and I celebrated our ninth wedding anniversary. We were unable to celebrate in the usual fashion since once again I am on a new medication and having some difficulties with the side effects. That evening … Continue reading

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A Year of Blogging: Helping Others and Me

On February 8, 2011, I created and posted my first blog. It wasn’t an idea I had given a lot of thought. It was one of those ‘things’ that came to me and didn’t leave me alone until I followed … Continue reading

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A ‘Tail’ of Healing

My family and I recently saw Dolphin Tale, a movie I knew was going to be touching since I had watched the trailer and even blogged about it. In case you haven’t heard or seen anything about the book or the movie … Continue reading

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Celebrating Milestones

“We all take different paths in life, but no matter where we go, we take a little of each other everywhere.” My high school graduation class will celebrate its 30th reunion this year. Just this week Facebook began buzzing with … Continue reading

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I Get What I Need

Prior to his death in 2004, actor and spinal cord advocate Christopher Reeve said “Sometimes life is all about perspective…I’m not living the life I thought I would lead, but it does have meaning, purpose. There is love…there is joy…there … Continue reading

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