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.
Dear Lahla, As you start anew, these are the three life lessons I’ve selected to hold onto as the rest of your memories wash away and you begin again. Keep these, Lahla. You’ll see… Deal with your problems right away, no matter how big or small. They don’t go away, but pester, nag, and haunt … Continue reading An Open Letter to Myself (If I Could Start Life Over Again)
Just a normal life topic. Brain cancer doesn’t have to define us!
Psychologists out there, please try not to, "duh.." me, but did you know that many of my problems in life and EVERY SINGLE ONE of my problems in relationships traces back to my childhood family roles?
Just a quick life lesson. Nothing to do with cancer.
As soon as I was home from the hospital I wanted to get back to normal. Obviously I couldn't do everything, my thoughts were fuzzy and things were overwhelming, but I wanted to take charge of something. I hated the powerless feeling of being in the hospital. All of the needles, tubes, machines, medication, trays … Continue reading A Glimpse of Life after Brain Cancer and Surgery- Gratitude for the Present, From a Reflection on the Past.