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Broken Hearts

Posted by srademacher in spacie1's Blog, 23 June 2016 - - - - - - · 125 views

A parents worst nightmare is hearing your doorbell in the middle of the night, and having an officer inform you that your child is deceased. I'm still reeling from that nightmare - we lost our youngest son, Dan - the one who moved to AZ with us and lived with us for three years before buying his own home - I wrote the following poem to post on his fb page...

Pizza day.....

Posted by Mitch04 in Mitch's Blog, 28 June 2016 - - - - - - · 17 views

It's the second to last day of my pain course.....and the class is making and cooking pizzas. What this has to do with my pain confounds me. But I am making one, anyway. Instead of a tomato base, as everyone else is making, I have decided on olive oil and garlic...just to be different.

As the pizzas bake in the ovens, the OT is questioning us in our p...

So This Is Summer

Posted by SassyBetsy in SassyBetsy's Blog, 28 June 2016 - - - - - - · 16 views

My medication was switched with my neighbor friend
But i caught it. Dint take her meds. She took mine. But the nurse said it was tylenol she took She vomited all night and says she cannot keep her eyes open. It was lyrica 300 and long acting opana 10 mg. Opana is not to be given unless prior opiates used.

The nurse said he had tylenol in the med cup and...

Again change in horizon & wondering what to do

Posted by achandra in achandra's Blog, 28 June 2016 - - - - - - · 18 views

Now that finally we are settled in this new home & everything is falling back into place again. I can find bathroom in night with my eyes closed again & not bumping into window :D Now I can see another change in my horizon. & I don't know what to do. I know the change which is planning to show up in my life is good one but it is putting m...

winter here, and it's cold and windy

Posted by HostSue in Sue's Sentiments, 26 June 2016 - * * * * * · 38 views

I haven't written a blog for a while as really my life just goes on from day to day. I have settled into a routine three years and nine months out from becoming a widow and my life more or less follows a pattern. The days can be soothing or dull depending on how I feel on the day.The winter days of course compound that as they are shorter and the evenings...

What's Next

Posted by Punch1021 in Punch1021's Blog, 24 June 2016 - - - - - - · 39 views

The month of June has been a blur for me. Tomorrow will make two weeks since my brother's funeral. I am still in disbelief he is gone. Today I could have used some of his humor. Better yet to be with me and give me some comfort. When my brother was alive I would often think about how life would be if he could have texted me, called or better yet if he...

Humbled yet honored

Posted by Jayallen in Jayallen's Blog amazing days, 22 June 2016 - - - - - - · 25 views

I was nominated for recognition as volunteer of the month and this afternoon there was a a gathering of volunteers and employees to announce the employee of the month and volunteer of the month I was recognized as volunteer of the month for all of my hard work and I said this is too much I'm having way too much fun I love what I'm doing

A personalized approach to rehabilitation

Posted by kukzee in kukzee's Blog, 19 June 2016 - - - - - - · 69 views

A suggestion to a personalized approach to rehabilitation.
i had a stroke in 2008, in the beginning you didn't know when and where to start your rehabilitation. After a month in intensive rehab I was discharged and transferred to an outpatient setting. The outpatient setting unfortunately didn't maintain the pace obtained during the inpatient setting. I w...

Flight of the Swallows

Posted by Strokewife in Strokewife's Blog, 18 June 2016 - * * * * * · 49 views

High under the arch of the front entry there is a bird nest mounted. It is a mass of mud, grass and sticks. That nest has existed there for 15 years. It is the home of swallows.

Our house was built fifteen years ago just off set from a golf course. There wasn’t much surrounding the area. No major thorough fair, minimal housing, and lots of vegetation...

8 months in

Posted by stockflyer in Stockflyer's Blog of Success, 15 June 2016 - - - - - - · 55 views


I've been reading others blogs and really get a lot of enjoyment from them. I figure they are really helpful so thought I would try my own. Read if you want.

I'm now about 8 months post stroke. Many things are looking up, but there are still a bunch of issues.

I am lucky compared to some in that I didnt' get any paralysis. I am very weak though...

A Ray of Sunshine This Weekend

Posted by srademacher in spacie1's Blog, 14 June 2016 - - - - - - · 43 views

With the mass murders in Orlando this past weekend, and all the bat crap crazy politicians on television, and depressing local news, I got to the point where I didn't even want to turn on the television or sign on to my computer ............it was all so depressing. I did sign on to facebook several times over the weekend to stay caught up on Dice with Bu...

summers here!!! time to start walkingand get recovery

Posted by lharrison in AmbassadorLenny's Blog, 13 June 2016 - - - - - - · 46 views
june, 13th

well here it is again its summer time, time to gear up for another year of recovery, you don"t have to worry about slipping on the ice just put on your runners or dhoes and put on your walking shorts , and not only get some more recovery , but a chance to meet your new neighbour, well don"t do it for me though do it for you, because you matter , you have...


Posted by ruthwilliam in ruthwilliam's Blog, 09 June 2016 - - - - - - · 71 views

I have been retired for 9 days. I thought that it would be harder. It was for the first 4 days. But this week it is easier. I am a caregiver and therefore I do not have as much free time as the usual retired person has.
I feel like I am crazy. I have always been an early person. I am still waking up at 4AM. But, I have been using my time and goi...

i am asking for advice please

Posted by ksmith in Ksmith's Blog, 08 June 2016 - - - - - - · 91 views

I am going through a tough time right now with trying to explain to my ex husband that being divorced and me being disabled, doesn't mean I am available for watching our son all of the time. His ( ex) theory is because I am his mother, I am supposed to be with our son when there is a need. I have tried to explain to my ex husband that just because the fac...

The Warriors Won Last Night

Posted by fking in fking's Blog, 06 June 2016 - - - - - - · 43 views

Well it's still a long way to go to see who will be national champions this year in Basketball but the Warriors was convincing to me it will be them instead of the Cavs and LaBron James.... The Warriors are on record setting play this year and I'm told they won it all last year so they could win it all again this year as well.....

We will just have to wa...

So the leg cast is off

Posted by heathber in heather's Blog - Heather was here, 01 June 2016 - - - - - - · 61 views

Hi folks,
Surgery was done on May 5th, and they took the lower leg cast off this morning, How I'll get through this again but longer if they do the tendon transfer I don't know. 4 weeks nearly sent me demented.

The surgery was planned to be calf lengethen, rec-fem lengthen and tib ant split tendon transfer. But once they started they found that the ca...

Just the two of us....

Posted by GeorgeLesley in Gizmo, Gadget Guy, 28 May 2016 - - - - - - · 95 views

Lesley and I are realizing it is just the two of us in the end. I have no family to speak of. She is learning that her family is changing and our lives are changing so there is a divergence of wishes, thoughts, and goals. Her mum is soon 94 and her life revolves around the day she finds her self in. Her health is deteriorating some but she is still amazin...

aloha everybodys

Posted by lharrison in lenny's Blog, 26 May 2016 - - - - - - · 71 views

Well i just got back from my vacation i went on a cruise the princess cruise ship , the star princess. We went to hawaii, we went with my wife and my daughter and my grandson. I posted pictures of our trip on facebook , i had a great time i have never been to hawaii and none of us have so it was alot of fun. I took my scooter with me and i notice that a...

Summer, Yeah!!

Posted by lwisman in Lin's Musings, 26 May 2016 - - - - - - · 45 views

It finally looks like we are going to have summer after all. It has been in the eighties for the last few days. It rained last night. I should have known, but the bugs were already out when I went for a walk at 6:30am this morning. When I came home I was covered in bug bites and sweat (it was already 68 degrees with humidity). I immediately headed for the...

Eleven Years!

Posted by aanaruk in aanaruk's Blog, 21 May 2016 - - - - - - · 52 views

This week (just passed) marked my eleven year anniversary into my third life ( I was born, I was Baptized, then I survived!)

As I do every year, I send an annual note of thanks out to the four hospitals and four teams of doctors, nurses, therapists, lab workers etc that had anything to do with my recovery. Here is this year's (much shorter than normal)...

Made it through the first 2 evaluations for a clinical trial

Posted by scottm in scottm's Blog, 18 May 2016 - - - - - - · 98 views

After filling out a clinical trial eligibility form quite some time back, the phone rang about a month ago. Took awhile to grasp who was calling but apparently my questionnaire had made it through several selection criteria to make it to a trial team at University of California at San Francisco. Did a phone interview and they said I was a preliminary matc...

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