Tag Archives: Doctors

Negligent Neurosurgeons

Those of you who have been reading My Unplanned Life know how I feel about negligent doctors. You also know it has taken me a long time to accept my spinal cord injury and forgive the lying neurosurgeon who dramatically … Continue reading

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Facing My Greatest Fear

At the time many of you are reading this, I will be experiencing the one thing I fear the most — entering the surgical suite of a hospital to undergo surgery. While it is unrelated to my spinal cord injury, … 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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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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Strength and Survival

I bet many of you may assume I am writing about my disappointment in the ever-growing attention given to Black Friday and the lack of focus on the real meaning of the Thanksgiving holiday. While I am extremely disappointed that … Continue reading

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Sharing Life’s Lessons

I believe that God sends people into our lives when we need them or when there is a message we are ready to hear or something that we need to be taught. The important thing is to stop and take … Continue reading

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Talking in Your Sleep

Below is a poem written a few months ago by my husband following one of my recent hospital stays. I seem to get so caught up in how I am feeling I forget he is experiencing his own difficulties in dealing … Continue reading

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A Life Changing Moment

“Pray, forgive yourself, appreciate others, listen to your gut, do things you enjoy and remind yourself that we are all loved and connected.” It’s strange how I will read a quote and within a few days something will happen that … Continue reading

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It’s Sheer Madness…

I am mad and I am not going to take it anymore. Let me explain further. Earlier this week I had an appointment with my pain management doctor. This is the second pain management doctor whom I’ve seen since moving … Continue reading

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