Category Archives: health/medical

When It’s Quiet

It’s a strange thing, feeling this divided. Split in two…incomplete. For the most part, I can shuffle through my daily tasks and to-do list. It’s the quiet moments that it catches me, that feeling of being divided. Almost like feeling … Continue reading

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Hollow

Matt left for Regina at 3am. I woke up to the sound of an engine in the driveway. I shook Matt awake, knowing his ride was here. I saw him off, thankful I’d actually woken up in time to do … Continue reading

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Reservations About Solo Parenting

There are two days until Matt leaves for a month. I can’t express how much I’m going to miss his company, his presence in the house we share. I can’t express how much I am going to miss having his … Continue reading

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Pull Cord

A lot of the time, I have my blinders on. I run on auto pilot. Things get to be too much, and I shut down. I coast, the engine seizing in my boat so that all I can do is … Continue reading

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The Boys PT/OT Appointment

On Tuesday, Matt and I took the boys for their consultation with a physiotherapist and occupational therapist. Both boys inherited Multiple Hereditary Exostoses, a chronic pain bone disorder that can cause issues with muscles, nerves and tendons due to the … Continue reading

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MHE Superhero

Dealing with any kind of chronic illness is a lot like being a Superhero. With great power comes great responsibility, or something like that. Basically, you carry the weight of your illness on your shoulders. You have to deal with … Continue reading

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The Reins

When I was a little girl, I used to dream of having my own horse. I wanted to go on trail rides, I wanted to jump and gallop. I wanted to brush my horse, feed it and yes…even clean out … Continue reading

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