Fifty One

Guess what? Everything’s up in the air, except me. But don’t worry, it’ll work out. And that, folks, is how you know I’m back in the saddle. I’m not naturally a nervous person, but the years of system and systematic abuse on top of the fried central nervous system left me … Continue reading

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Managing with one foot

CRPS tends to demineralize the bones, creating a sort of Swiss-cheese-looking osteoporosis. I’ve held that at bay so far, and I believe it relates to jumping on the vitamin D bandwagon long before I saw it in the news — I followed a tip from a friend without CRPS, who … Continue reading

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TV, inappropriate sensory stimulation, and when enough is enough

TV flickers at a rate guaranteed to put the higher cognitive functions to sleep. LINK It is literally, and specifically, hypnotic. Anyone surprised? Some people like that, although I don’t. Some people need that, at least in some measure. Every waking hour when you’re at home? There’s a problem there, … Continue reading

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Persistence, chronic illness, mortality, and other perky subjects

I’m recovering from packing and moving to my homestead. [I’m sorry to say that I don’t have internet yet, and the library’s uplink is slo-o-o-o-ow. Images will be filled in once that’s corrected. In the meantime, you get to see how I flag where the images will go.] [img] The … Continue reading

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Changing the glass, resetting limits

I have to resurrect a set of rules I thought I’d gotten past:  – No internet before noon.– No more than 2 hours daily for all internet activity: email, FaceBook, Twitter, research, posting and illustrating blogs. – This includes surfing on the phone.  I will be moving upstairs to a … Continue reading

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