Tag Archives: Neurosurgeon

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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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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The Men in My Life…Searching for Spinal Cord Injury Cure

I have a new man in my life. To be honest I haven’t met him, but I am following every move he makes. His name is Dr. Wise Young and he is a neuroscientist at Rutgers University in New Jersey. You … 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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A ‘Flutter’ of Activity

“Life is what’s happening when you are busy making other plans.” I mentioned this song lyric in my first blog posting in early February and need to mention it again since I find it a very fitting statement for this … Continue reading

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Is Not Guilty the Same as Innocent…?

Those reading this post are likely to be surprised that I am writing about the Casey Anthony not guilty verdict in my first post following the conclusion of the trial. I have to be honest, listening to the verdicts from … Continue reading

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Pressing the Restart Button

This is a time of year when many people are celebrating. In fact, I think that June should be declared National Celebration Month since there are more weddings, graduations, anniversaries, and birthdays celebrated. In addition, we honor Father’s Day, Flag … Continue reading

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Is HOPE a Four Letter Word?

“Forgiveness comes when you can give up the hope that you can change the past.” I heard this quote the other day and it stuck with me. Those who know me or have been reading the blog know that I … Continue reading

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Building and Breaking Down Walls

I can honestly say that the entire ordeal with Dr. Liar was and has been the most difficult time in my life. In fact, there are days when I still struggle. I wish I could snap my fingers and make … Continue reading

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Disability and Medical ‘Rules’

I learned no matter what is going on in life, good or bad, life still has a way of moving forward.  This occurred first-hand in many ways following my spinal cord injury and the trial, but to the large extent … Continue reading

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