Posts Tagged: theTeenyStroke

It’s just a tiny thing

White. Round. Respect for chemistry and what it does. Man. This tiny pill is some cortisone anti inflammatory juggernaut that killed the pain and allowed me to walk. It also makes the rest of me feel numb. It’s weird. I

It’s just a tiny thing

White. Round. Respect for chemistry and what it does. Man. This tiny pill is some cortisone anti inflammatory juggernaut that killed the pain and allowed me to walk. It also makes the rest of me feel numb. It’s weird. I

eyes open

When traveling it seems my soul lags behind. It’s been different since the event. Sluggish, my body follows at a distance from where my mind believes it should be. But maybe it is catching up. I am awakening. Spring is

eyes open

When traveling it seems my soul lags behind. It’s been different since the event. Sluggish, my body follows at a distance from where my mind believes it should be. But maybe it is catching up. I am awakening. Spring is

oh hell no

Last Friday I went to the gym. It’d been a forever. Got on the scale and read one hundred forty-frickin’ two. Unacceptable. Poor Cody. I went to the pool to meet him. He was dawdling by the edge screwing up

oh hell no

Last Friday I went to the gym. It’d been a forever. Got on the scale and read one hundred forty-frickin’ two. Unacceptable. Poor Cody. I went to the pool to meet him. He was dawdling by the edge screwing up

Moments of Purpose

In some ways it’s like back to being in my twenties. I don’t think those in their twenties realize how very young that truly is. Back when I thought I could change the world, back when each step mattered, that

Moments of Purpose

In some ways it’s like back to being in my twenties. I don’t think those in their twenties realize how very young that truly is. Back when I thought I could change the world, back when each step mattered, that

I measure time by how a body sways

Favoring the right leg, doing that loping lean. It will take about six months. Six months until…what? What does that even mean? I knew a woman, lovely in her bones When small birds sighed, she would sigh back at them; Ah,

I measure time by how a body sways

Favoring the right leg, doing that loping lean. It will take about six months. Six months until…what? What does that even mean? I knew a woman, lovely in her bones When small birds sighed, she would sigh back at them; Ah,

Simple goal

Simple goal: sleep through the night. It’s been bad. Debating whether or not it’s better to push through or give it up and keel sideways right now. The sleeping pill is looking like a lesser evil as I go on

Simple goal

Simple goal: sleep through the night. It’s been bad. Debating whether or not it’s better to push through or give it up and keel sideways right now. The sleeping pill is looking like a lesser evil as I go on

where it’s at

Saw the neurologist. Staying the course. He has no idea why I am retaining water and my boobs might go up a size or two in a day. (I swear it’s like I am nursing). But I am also having

where it’s at

Saw the neurologist. Staying the course. He has no idea why I am retaining water and my boobs might go up a size or two in a day. (I swear it’s like I am nursing). But I am also having

notes because it ain’t over

Blood pressure ranges from 95-145 systolic throughout the day. I hit 200 once. It was scary to have all the displays in a bright red. I took the pressure three times, still red. left it alone for a half hour,

notes because it ain’t over

Blood pressure ranges from 95-145 systolic throughout the day. I hit 200 once. It was scary to have all the displays in a bright red. I took the pressure three times, still red. left it alone for a half hour,

not going gently

Weak. The picture of an Amazon self does not match the woman in the mirror. I am mortal and aging. This does not imply a surrender to gravity nor a rounding of all the edges. Maybe the goal is to

not going gently

Weak. The picture of an Amazon self does not match the woman in the mirror. I am mortal and aging. This does not imply a surrender to gravity nor a rounding of all the edges. Maybe the goal is to

Mind the Gap

Never liked that disconnected feeling of too much alcohol. Maybe being one who favors the right brain anyway, the now, the interconnectedness of it all – having a little less of my already back seat driving left brain isn’t such

Mind the Gap

Never liked that disconnected feeling of too much alcohol. Maybe being one who favors the right brain anyway, the now, the interconnectedness of it all – having a little less of my already back seat driving left brain isn’t such