Rehab Life – the next chapter

Good news!  I no longer have to pace myself – I have a machine to do it for me! My heart was not listening to my brain so it’s under new management. In September 2016, after my epic fun road trip with the kids I started to feel down and…

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Weight Loss Journey – getting my mojo back

Life has been a bit chaotic these past few months and I have not been at my best physically or mentally.  There are days when I feel like this is a ridiculously long recovery for the bleeping flu – nearly 3 years later.  Doctors, friends, and family like to remind…

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Recovery Ends & “Real Life” Begins

What is the difference between rehab life and the rest of your life? As someone who was living a high-energy, fast-paced, working-mom life one day and then a month later woke up from a coma unable to talk, write, and barely move I have always treated rehabilitation as a temporary stage…

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You Might Be A Child of Rehab If…

 I laugh when I think about what impression my 3 yo has of me – I have been rehabilitating for as long as he can remember.  He thinks I work at a yoga studio because that’s where I tell him I’m going when I drop him off at daycare.  Hopefully…

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Thank A Nurse Everyday but for sure between May 11 -May 17

As I have written before, I owe my life to medical science and the medical staff who took care of me – including nurses.  There is an official Nurses Appreciation Week next week; the following is from the Canadian Nurses Association press release: National Nursing Week 2015 May 11-17 is…

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