Posts Tagged ‘surgery’
What does it mean to be assertive? (Or not.)
When my surgeon seemed to chastise me for not understanding his instructions, I had a dilemma.Continue Reading
Happy Positivity Day!
Today is Friday the 13th, a day some people truly dread. For others, these unlucky Fridays provide a whimsical excuse for all that goes wrong. April was the most recent time a Friday fell on the thirteenth. When I shared some thoughts about it, I received a comment by this writer suggesting that every Friday the…Continue Reading
Brain Injury: The anomaly of my story.
I almost missed it—National Brain Injury Awareness month, recognized in March. Maybe it wasn’t on my radar because I don’t talk much about my son’s brain injury; I talk of the brain tumor–a pilocytic astrocytoma–that caused it. They are intertwined in my story, the tumor in and the injury to his brain. Not much of my…Continue Reading
Achieving a state of flow.
The creative process puts me in a state of flow. In flow, I lose track of time and forget about duties and obligations and surgery. It’s a relaxing place to be. Perfect stress management.Continue Reading