Day two after surgery the Dr’s and I (yes, me too) wanted me up and moving first thing in the morning. Personally, I had no idea how to do that. The surgery takes place in your stomach (your core) and I was in an immense amount of pain. The nurse instructed me on the best way to get up. It was difficult the first time, I completed the task under 30 minutes (getting out of bed).
I must admit it’s been eight weeks since my surgery and I feel great! I have my energy back, I have no pain and am back to work. I suppose since my health has moved to a better place, its time for me to move on as well! “The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear” Rumi The reality is I feel like I am standing on the edge of a cliff
It’s only recently that I fully came to understand how my near death experience so many years ago changed the course of my life. It was the middle of January and a typical winter day in Rochester, New York when the days are short and bitterly cold. Snow blanketed the ground as I made my daily trip to the hospital to spend time with my son who was two weeks old and cradled in the
Our behaviors and experiences are often fueled by what happened in the past. He passed away a four years ago today and before he left this world, he gave me a wonderful gift. For me, my Dad was intimidating and not approachable. I had often felt pressured by his beliefs and held back from showing him who I was. The last week of his life all of that changed because of a story he told me and I am
It was five years ago today, I recall standing near the kitchen window at barely six o’clock in the morning as the car pulled up my driveway. I grabbed my bags and took a final look around before heading out the door knowing it would be a while before I returned home. I could feel the cool morning air and the smell of freshly cut grass as I locked the door behind me. I had