Posts tagged "healing"
Pain and Gain

Pain and Gain

One of the pleasures of my trip to Austria, besides the glorious, exhilarating snowfall we had, was taking grandkids Lilly and Nick to school in the morning.  The next to last day however, as Lilly and I were navigating down the steep hill to her Kindergarten, I slipped on a patch of ice.  Since we...

Highlights and Insights

So magical, yet so very ordinary and earthy.  Eminently practical, matter of fact, and at the same time, absolutely miraculous… that’s the way it was on my kayak trip, and has been as my stroke recovery progressed. Relishing and absorbing the richness of intertidal life while drifting along in a kayak; or lying quietly and...

New Neural Pathways

I have been moved now out of Emergency, and up to the fifth floor, the Neurological Ward. It’s still Saturday, the day of my stroke, I settled in to my bed and to the strict bed rest.  I was allowed to sit up only to eat and to use the bedpan.  (It’s cool the way...

A Weighty Matter

In my recent post, Food, Glorious Food, I mentioned I had been fasting.  A friend said I should say more.  Well, I was preparing for my first colonoscopy 🙂  If you are over 55 or so, it’s to be highly recommended.  Things can go awry down there in our digestive tract and it’s way better...

Circles of Awareness

I am pleased to tell you that we have added a new tab on the BECOMING website, Therapy and Counselling. I would like to thank Kathy Barnhart, marriage and family therapist (and talented photographer!), Toni Pieroni, registered counselor and Imago therapist, and Larry Butler, hypnotherapist and webmaster, all dear friends of mine — Kathy for...