Category Archives: Brain Surgery

It’s Time!

What do you learn from a life cycle? Answer the question only after you learn what my most recent life cycle included: three family deaths, one air ambulance ride, six ground ambulance trips, four surgeries, and ten hospital stays. All in 31 months. Expand the timeline to five years, toss in two dog deaths and […]

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Thriving, Post-Ruptured Brain Aneurysm

Despite proverbial good intentions otherwise, today marks four months since I’ve written a single word, much less posted anything here or anywhere else. No, posting on Twitter with its 140 characters-a-message doesn’t count as “real writing.” My disappearing act reflects the life-real consequence of a major health crisis. To wit, today marks precisely seven months […]

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No Blogging when your Brain says “Hello!”

Today marks three months since my last blog posting. You yawn and say, “who cares?” then cite statistics about how most of the 175 million blogs on the web go inactive in less time than that. How about what happened a month later, I volley back with a description of the previously-unknown aneurysm rupturing in my […]

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