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Day 409: Catching Up After a Hiatus

Day 409: Catching Up After a Hiatus

Day 409: February 16, 2018
Location: Washington, DC

It’s been a few months since I last let the world into my life via this blog. Back in November of 2017, I promised to never let my writing get away from me again. I didn’t hold myself accountable and for that I apologize to all of you and to me.

Since my last post, I’ve been working through change on many fronts. Adjectives that best describe the varying changes I’ve been making include challenging, exciting, frightening, hopeful, and stressful. The adjectives often turn into human emotions and being that as it may, I quite simply haven’t found the time or the words to write with the degree of openness and passion in my prose. That’s beginning to change now as I’m settling into some of the elements of change.

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Day 231 – What is Really in a Year?

Day 231 – What is Really in a Year?

Day 231 – What’s Really In A Year?

The date is August 22, 2017 and it is the 234th day of the year. For 231 of these days, I’ve been battling the rare and ferocious disease called Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS).

My day begins at 7:30am. I wake up, roll over, and kill the alarm. Ouch, that hurt. Darn left shoulder and arm. Silly me, it’s only been 231 days of waking up in pain – ‘bout damn time I learn to figure out how to turn off the alarm without inducing more pain.

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