Monthly Archives: May 2018

Caffeinated

“Give it a try. Start slow at first and see how it effects you. It might really help.” she says. I balk. I don’t want to take more drugs. Every day, I already take drugs to make me functional. I … Continue reading

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Bee Prep

I lever the cement block into place with a thunk. It sits securely in the grass, and I stand on top of it for good measure. Beehives can reach upwards of 200 pounds in the fall, so the weight of … Continue reading

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Certainty and Hope

“That is never coming back.” my neurologist says. “What!?” “You are never going to regain your sense of smell.” “What? Why?” She goes on to explain that the nerves that run between the nose and brain run through a small … Continue reading

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Helmeted

I bought a new helmet three months before I was injured. I’m glad I did. I never particularly liked that new helmet, but the purchase saved me having to wonder – did my concussion and subsequent post concussion syndrome happen … Continue reading

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Tardy

As I sit at the stop light, I check the time and calculate exactly how late I will be. Probably around 3 minutes, definitely less than 5. In the past, I would have be wound tight as a drum because … Continue reading

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