Month: March 2013


I’m going to take myself on a date today.  I’m ignoring the fact that it’s Easter Sunday.  I have never in my life gone to a movie alone.  I always needed someone to come with me to do stuff and… Read More ›


To everyone in the whole wide world:  One of the best pieces of advice I’ve ever received is that the only person that’s guaranteed to 100% never, ever leave you in this f’d up world is you so you better learn… Read More ›


I had 3 strokes.  One would’ve been enough but I always do things to excess so I opted to have 3 strokes.  I wasn’t satisfied with just 1, I needed more, I needed more stroke.  I often think if I… Read More ›


I wrote about how to safely go up and down steps.  I also wrote about the proper way to use a cane.  But I’ve never written about how to use a cane on steps.  Here ya go.  That first post… Read More ›

Les Miserables

Yesterday me and my mom watched the movie Les Miserables.  If you’re a fan of the play, DO NOT watch this movie, you will be sorely disappointed.  I screamed a scream as time went by.

Therapeutic Touch

I’ve said before that I’ve learned A LOT in the last 2 years.  I used to think I could help anyone with back and neck pain.  I can help a lot of people, and did.  I can give some really… Read More ›

To make you laugh…..

I started a support group for young stroke survivors in Pittsburgh because nothing like that existed here and last night we had a meeting.  So this guy was telling a story about bowling with a woman who sucks at bowling… Read More ›


I went to the gym yesterday and the lady at the front desk asked “Are you limping?  Do you have a sprained ankle or something?”  HA, I wish!  I wish that the reason for my weird gait was a sprained ankle.  So… Read More ›


I kinda think I know everything.  🙂  I don’t honestly think that but I act that way sometimes in an attempt to be funny.  I hope people find me funny and not annoying.  But if I annoy you I don’t… Read More ›


I was just on the phone with my best friend and she said something awesome.  You know the phrase “time heals all wounds?”  Well, I don’t think that’s true.  Time won’t heal certain stuff.  She said “time doesn’t make things… Read More ›


Thank you Vicki for getting me through last week.  To all disabled people – you don’t owe ANYONE ANYTHING.  Don’t fall into the trap, like I did, of thinking that you have to do something because of everything that was done… Read More ›

2 Years

Tomorrow is my 2 year stroke anniversary.  I was told that there will come a day when I don’t think about the stroke anniversary.  Well, that day is certainly not today.  So, I’m getting the hell out of Pittsburgh.  I… Read More ›