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Looking back, looking forward.

It’s been a year. An eventful one. The last thing I remember prior to 7 A.M. on May 17, 2018 was the anesthesiologist showing me an ultrasound image of the nerve bundle in my leg she was about to block. She told me it would last 24 hours. And then… The next thing I remember was waking up thrashing, ripping…

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Hate

The world is filled with hate. I struggle with it. I fight it in myself all the time. But I have to finally admit it. I too am filled with hatred. It’s bursting from within me, it fills every fiber of my being. I struggle to contain the hatred, on a near-daily basis. I am literally triggered by it. It…

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49 Days

‘A’ tickets got you onto the carousel and the trolley down Main Street. ‘E’ tickets got you on the cool rides – Space Mountain and the Matterhorn. The tickets came in books when you entered the park. When we went, we’d always come home with leftover ‘A’ & ‘B’ tickets, and never had enough ‘D’ or ‘E’ tickets.

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Two Long Weeks

As I noted in an early post of this blog, I've been struggling physically for a few years, and have tried a bunch of therapies to try and avoid a knee replacement. Ultimately, nothing worked, and I had my knee replaced on May 17. Today marks 16 days since surgery. It feels like forever, but as my PT reminded me…

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