Writer’s Quote Wednesday: Kitty O’Meara

“And the people stayed home.And read books, and listened, andrested, and exercised, and made art,and played games, and learned newways of being, and were still. Andlistened more deeply. Somemeditated, some prayed, somedanced. Some met their shadows.And the people beganto think differently. And the people healed.And, in the absence of people livingin ignorant, dangerous, mindless,and heartless…

Hope and healing

After several weeks of at-home physical therapy and occupational therapy, my husband is recovering from the compression fracture in his spine. He has very little pain and is able to get around the house now on his own, although he still must use a walker. I am able to get him into the car, and…

Stroke

It’s amazing how the brain can heal after a stroke. Many of my blog followers may remember my posts last February after my husband suffered what the doctors said was a major stroke in his brain’s left occipital lobe.  The process of healing was very fast in some regards.  He regained some of the strength…

Into the valley and back again: My medical emergency

Although I didn’t get to the brink of death, I walked through the valley of the shadow of death and back out again during the past week.  It was a frightening medical emergency, but thank God, I am now on the mend. A week ago today, I began feeling dizzy, weak, and nauseous.  Nonetheless I went to…