Archives for the Month of January, 2014

Organization

Apocalypse / Wellcome Images

Apocalypse / Wellcome Images

My stroke took away my organization for awhile. Before, I wasn’t anal neat, but I had basic tidiness skills. After my stroke I lost things and threw papers into my bag where they would get all tattered up. I had to train myself to be organized again, such as, “Put papers in a folder!” Now I’m back to my reasonably organized self. But it is odd when aspects of your personality change on a dime. Do you have differences? Would you change them?

Fashion

Hear the story of a fashion model who has prosthetic legs.

What is beautiful?
What is disabled?
What is superabled?

What is beautiful? What is disabled? What is superabled?

Is this your story?

Boston Winter

Boston Common 1904 / Library of Congress

Boston Common 1904 / Library of Congress

I am back in Boston, where it is a balmy 7 Fahrenheit/-14 Celsius. I find that my body tenses up when I go out in weather like this. Do other stroke types notice this too?

Poor Me

Sunbathing / Library of Congress

Sunbathing / Library of Congress

Poor me. My flight returning to freezing Boston was just cancelled. Now I have to stay in San Diego one more day. What shall I do? A calamity.

Snow

Snow in Japan / Library of Congress

Snow in Japan / Library of Congress

Boston is having a huge snowstorm.

Lots of schools closed. Shoveling out your car again and again. Dismal.

I am smarter this year, as I went to a friend’s wedding in San Diego. I am currently on a beach with palm trees.

Earlier…