There have been a few traumatic events and major changes with my family over the past months. I apologize for my inability to respond, write, read, and even answer telephones.
There have been many comments and inquiries but as my readers know when things are difficult in life, symptoms of TBI, brain dysfunction and chronic illness are exacerbated.
I’d like to believe I’m exempt from extreme unpredictable fluctuations, but it happens regardless of how positive one becomes with life’s experiences. I acknowledge others that are in “helping” professions with limitations are encountering the same so I know I’m not alone.
I know this will pass and I’ll achieve my optimal level of functioning soon. It’s always uphill.
Again (for the second time this year) I plan on returning soon … As soon as I can get my S**t together! Routine is always best, so I’m looking for routine and stability.
Right now, I’m finding my “dog best friend” as a great and protective companion. One who knows to bark when he perceives danger, and one who senses neurological changes before the human recognizes. He keeps me grounded, but I need to listen to his warning!
I tried to respond to one comment last week and I’m still working on replying to a single comment so I guess I’m not ready yet. Some writing becomes spontaneous while deep thought and connections are often difficult.
Too often I feel overwhelmed, as though I’m walking around aimlessly without direction, but I know I have direction … I’ve just lost the compass! As soon as I find it, I’ll be back!
- Six Common Misconceptions about the Chronically Ill (psychologytoday.com)
- Chronic Illness can ruin plans and routines… (brainlesionandme.com)
- Top 3 Tuesdays: Fellow Spoonies, tell me… (brainlesionandme.com)
- Do you know anyone with a chronic illness that needs cheering? Read on! (theheartbeatofthehome.com)
- Reflections on blogging (windling.typepad.com)
- 6 Tips for Homeschooling a Child with a Chronic Illness (jenniferajanes.com)
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