Tag Archives: change

Getting Organized

Lately I have been almost obsessed with getting organized. Cleaning off my desk and editing file drawers. Sorting my closet to give away suits that no longer fit – either my body or lifestyle. Cancelling credit cards we no longer … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Getting Organized

Discouragement

Feeling discouraged is pretty much a “normal” state of affairs for me these days.  Much of that discouragement arises from spending too much time looking back at what I used to be able to do before my ALS and projecting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

New Wheels

Thanks to the local ALS chapter, I now have a bright red scooter from their lending closet.  Since walking more than a short distance has become a challenge, my mobility is greatly extended and it’s easier to get out around … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

HEARING

Learning to sit quietly. In a meeting.  At home. Living with my thoughts – It can be lonely. But think of conflicts avoided And loves not strained And listening without plotting. Now I hear.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

ANGER

A friend asked me recently if I was angry about my ALS. Good question. The honest answer is that a year ago anger was one of the strong emotions running rampant through my head and limbic system. I have gotten … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Change We Can Live WIth

We just experienced the longest day of the year – summer solstice. Ironic since my days are growing shorter. This week also marked one year since I first became aware of my ALS symptoms. And it was also Lou Gehrig’s … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments