The difference between ‘ready’ and ‘prepared’

Let’s chat about the semantic difference in being ‘ready’ to retire from a traditional job and being ‘prepared’ for that transition. Continue reading The difference between ‘ready’ and ‘prepared’

Behaviour Amplifications as a result of stroke

I’m just giving some serious thought to the amplified behaviors I’ve experienced as a result of my hemorrhagic stroke and the embolization used to stop the bleed in my brain. I’m still fighting some of those amplified behaviors, desperately working to wrestle the bad ones into submission while trying to coax the good ones  into becoming the representative ‘me’ which the real me hides behind. I’ve tried to find some sage articles on the subject that may be lurking in the corridors of the internet, but without a lot of success. There seems to be a passing nod of acknowledgement  and validation  given … Continue reading Behaviour Amplifications as a result of stroke

10+ years on

  Here’s the latest panoramic x-ray of my jaw, taken in early May of 2017 by my current dentist.   its not a great illustration of everything that has happened in my mouth, but it works for what he needs at the moment. Highlights; that glow in the centre of the image is part of the x-ray apparatus.  It’s a bit disconcerting on first blush, isn’t it? to the left of the glow is the plate that was used to bolt my lower jaw back together, after they split it. starting on the right side of the image and trailing along … Continue reading 10+ years on