The pedals of my bike rotated clockwise as I pedaled down the street my bum foot protruding from the bicycle’s pedal. It was a lovely Fall day and the wind was blowing up hot little dust tornadoes that would sweep down the asphalt. I’ve always been an avid biker, not that I compete or anything,Continue reading “Pedals Falling for the General”
Searching the sea of jobs.
Black and white handcuffs still my arms as I wake from my sleeplessness. I’ve woken into a categorized world and I’m no category. I’m a misnomer. This is how I feel now after living with TBI. There seems to be no place for my wild heart to roam in this chaotic world. As my fingersContinue reading “The Strength of Black and White Handcuffs”
Twwp! Hssh! Twwp! With my surgery coming up and in my feeble house decorating mode, I had decided that I was going to make an ottoman… The seams on the curtain wiggle and tore back and forth as I patiently cut them outfit seemed almost like a curtain surgery. Sounds like there’s a joke toContinue reading “Tearing out the Seams”
Perfk, perfk, perfk, drip, drip, drip… The coffee pot spits out the rest of its long awaited delivery. Like a messenger cloaked in chocolatey brown, the coffee pot delivers, like an amazon same day delivery. Today’s brew is a little different than usual. The coffee filter nestled inside, like a has a special combination ofContinue reading “Barista, Coffee Art”
The train groans on as I swallow another Ibuprofen and pray for sleep. I just counseled on of my friends last night on the importance of getting enough sleep, HA see how that paid off for me! The crickets are playing the violins outside and the night is a sheet of black illuminated by constellations.
A salty wash of seasoning wafted through the air as I began my evening. It had been a good day; I made bread and zuppa! Soup. As I munched a sweet potato for lunch I noticed that a hawk was perched on my deck. A hawk in Kansas and it wasn’t a jay hawk! It’sContinue reading “Life is Fine”
The cold vent directed above my head spews out air that once I couldn’t breathe. My almost complete recovery from my accident has been a miracle; if not an anomaly. Merriam-webster defines a traumatic brain injury as: an acquired brain injury is caused by an external force (as a blow to the head sustained inContinue reading “Fighting the Implications of my Traumatic Brain Injury”