The room was quiet. When a nurse leaves you with 30 minutes to stare at a calm sea-foam painted wall, alone, with nothing but your thoughts.. you get to thinking about everything that's been going on and everything that might progress in your future. The phrase ''scrape you from the pavement'' kept blaring through my mind while I … Continue reading The enemy has arrived.
When I am able to sleep, and wake up normally, my morning starts off with my alarm going off at 5:30 am, Monday through Friday, and 6:30 am on Saturdays. I get to work an hour later and my day begins my lifting boxes of coin, counting cash, greeting customers, and working a typical 12 … Continue reading Twenty Below.
The weekend we just had, was incredible. We spent the entire weekend with a longtime friend who took us to all these great little spots that you would NEVER find on yelp, including a place where we sang our hearts out with a huge crowd at a piano bar, where two older guys sang cover songs from … Continue reading From Dallas with love.
It was Easter Sunday, and the line to get inside the St Mary's Catholic Church in downtown Austin Texas was wrapped around the block, even in the rain.. but I needed to get inside that church and hear the word of God, so I slipped in behind a group of a couple of other college … Continue reading Blessings in Disguise
This entry is dedicated to all of my readers, both old, and new. You know, when I first started writing my blog, this blog is where I have come in the past to reflect on what I go through in my life with my stroke related illness. It's where I came to … Continue reading For You.
"Last night around 9pm what exactly was going on in your room?" - nurse "I'm not sure exactly what you mean?" - me "We're you feeling ok during this time?" - nurse "I felt fine all evening" - me ".....You showed to have had 3 seizures last night." - Doctor You gotta learn to … Continue reading Coldhearted.
"Alright Brittany hold on tight, here we go." We rushed down the ER hallways of the hospital with the nurse shouting "LEVEL 1 STROKE" and immediately my head began to spin. Here we were, January 23rd, 2015, not even 3 days after my anniversary of my stroke last year, back in the hospital, and all … Continue reading God, help her.
"I've been thinking about maybe planning a dinner, with friends or something.. " I said calmly to Ricardo about a month ago. "A dinner for what?" He replied. "You, know, .. something to get my mind off on my stroke anniversary..." I tossed and turned all night. When they say history repeats itself, they're telling the … Continue reading 365 days.
I shouldn't be ashamed of the feelings I feel and the way my blog entries are a release of emotion I hold in on a daily basis. It was what Ricardo was summing up for me in an hour long discussion we had at 12am on a Tuesday night. I was dying to go to sleep, … Continue reading Where do I go from here?
After the heat of the moment, comes the cold realization for both parties that, in order to be in a successful relationship, there must be compromise from both people. We could have promised each other the world that day, we could have said we wouldn't have ever continued speaking to each other until the day … Continue reading Promises and Problems