End of the month moving on

We made it through January – finally.  I have been waiting the entire 31 days for this month to be over.  It just holds too many hard memories for all of us – well, all of us except Frank. We made it past the anniversary day, celebrating with several...

Brain fart

I had such a brain fart the other day – I cooked a whole chicken in the slow cooker so I could use it in recipes this week. I was so excited that I would be far ahead as the week started. As I woke up Monday morning and headed in to the kitchen, I realized that...

Invading memories

I really should be sleeping, but as I was reading before bed a funny memory came back to me. That has been happening more and more lately, as days from a year ago drift by, and I recall where we were just one year ago. What I find happening at times is the memories of...

Amazing moments

The life “after” the head injury is filled with many amazing moments. Amazing because you cannot imagine the changes that occur, how you will live through some moments, and the wonder of watching the brain heal itself.  These days I try not to focus on the...

Decisions

I met with a friend today that is going through a devistating life change.  It is hard to see someone in that place – a place that I have been, a place that brings me to tears if I think about it too long, a place that I can now, on the other side, respect and...