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Year Seven: But I won’t cry for yesterday…

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

“There’s an ordinary world somehow I have to find and as I try to make my way to the ordinary world I will learn to survive…” Thank you Mary Lou! Day by day the years have slipped away; Karen is doing well and enjoying life. The house is chaotic and full of cats… Maya, Desmond, […]

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Day – today: … I tripped on a cloud and fell-a eight miles high…

Monday, May 8th, 2017

“…I tore my mind on a jagged sky… …I just dropped in to see what condition my condition was in…” Hi everyone, Yes, we are still here… ok, truthfully all we care about is Karen! … and the cats, … and the raccoons, squirrels and nephews and nieces (note in the same breath as the […]

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Day + 2117: “… paint a picture of yourself…”

Friday, September 16th, 2016

“…Let the images flash past…” Today’s event is just side cleanup from the reduction surgery, nothing too difficult. The sides cannot easily be done at the same time as the front. 0400. “…from your alarms clock’s warning…” 0415. Black coffee 0430. Head to Hopkins 0520. Arrive 0540 – 0630. Pre-op and marks for incisions 0700. […]

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Day + 1928: Did we do anything after this?

Friday, March 11th, 2016

“I have a feeling we did. We were watching TV, Watching TV… 0730 Wake. 0830 Drive to Hopkins. 0920 Drop off Karen out front. 0930 Park. 0935 – 1200 Pre-Op. 1200 – 1230 Pre-Op art work. 1305 Off to surgery. … Lots of time to wait … An episode of House on the left side, […]

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Day +1858: It’s time to begin, isn’t it…

Friday, January 1st, 2016

“I get a little bit bigger but then I’ll admit… I’m just the same as I was … Now don’t you understand … I’m never changing who I am…” 1/1/2016: Happy New Year Everyone! Karen has outlined the medical adventures in summary fashion – another year wrapped up in a page of progress and procedures. […]

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