If I had known I would get sick; that I would lose so much sensation, muscle control and certain abilities, such as: be unable to run, jump or stand on my tippy toes - what would that knowledge have changed? Would I have stressed and agonized about the impending loss? probably Would I have relished and… Continue reading Would I have done things differently?
Lately, believe it or not, I have been feeling "normal". Whatever that means...right? I guess I have been feeling like the old me (mostly), the pre-transverse myelitis me. I have been existing and pushing myself and going going going. My body decided that I needed a nudge to cool my jets. Now, by nudge I… Continue reading Unwelcomed Reminder
Recently I have been looking at and reflecting upon the changes I have made this Summer. I have taken a few steps towards being healthier. I am monitoring how much I eat when I am bored and the amount I eat of sweets specifically - for example: I now eat 4-5 Oreos instead of a… Continue reading One Bite At A Time
Yet, another first happened for me this week. I thought for sure I was done having these moments. I was able to go bowling!! I not only went to a bowling alley, but did this list of daunting tasks (they were seemingly impossible a year ago) without getting hurt (eg. spraining my ankle, falling down,… Continue reading Just Me & A Couple Of Balls via Samsung Galaxy
Tuesday night something incredible happened. Something that may not seem like much to most people. I went shopping. Shoe Shopping. Yes, I get that sounds silly, BUT 1 year and 9 months ago I was paralyzed from the waist down. I am now able to walk - albeit differently since I have limited to no feeling… Continue reading Savoring Shoes via Samsung Galaxy
I feel like Humpty Dumpty. The Humpty Dumpty who can never stay put together for long. Not today. Not for me.
The reason I am posting this now, is looking back on these pictures I am able to see what a dark place I was in at the time. It is still me, but I can recognize the pain and agony I was living.