I’ve hated the changes that have come with a tumor, surgery, and chemotherapy. My memory, wait- what was I talking about? As you can see, my memory is gone. My patience has diminished, my reactions have increased, my stress in exponential, my “tasking” has gone solo, and my self esteem has plummeted. I’m telling you … Continue reading You Don’t Have to Tell Everyone…Or Do You?
What do you do when everything you’ve worked for, achieved and produced takes an unexpected plunge into a new reality? Do you hide? Simply adapt or morph like a chameleon into your new, unexpected life? Do you fight it with all your might? Is it even that quick and easy of a decision? For me, … Continue reading Introducing Rubble Blossom
Physical changes like bald spots, hair loss, and big old dents in your head are now part of the life and effect more areas than you can imagine. Join me as I talk about getting your hair done post-craniotomy.
As a brain tumor patient my mind often races, thoughts get jumbled, and actions can’t exist because decisions become impossible. My best remedy is going to a quiet place and playing a computer game- no I’m not kidding. It allows one area to take charge and the others to settle.
This quick story was featured in my writing class for its inclusion of multiple conflicts and because it made the instructor burst out laughing unexpectantly!
Trying to treat myself to a good Halloween MRI.
It was right after our refrigerator arrived that I found out. Our kitchen was otherwise complete, but it had been on backorder for quite some time and the old one was like a ninety year-old face on a twenty one year-old hard-body. The timing of the delivery was actually like a divine intervention for the … Continue reading Five Years Ago Today