The Trees Speak The trees speak to me, Telling me tales of all they’ve suffered, Of fires and diseases, Of creatures they have held in their arms, Of the homes they have built for us. The clouds speak to me, Telling me tales of storms around the world, Of shade they provide from the sun, … Continue reading A Wendy Walks Post
My Newest Health Adventure! Dear Readers, Five weeks after my hysterectomy, my stitches came loose, and my small intestines came out of my body! I held them up and my husband drove me to emergency room, where I was fixed up within a short time. Stayed at the hospital for two nights, where I had a roommate with a drunk boyfriend. … Continue reading And Then There Was…
Waiting for WalksA Perfect Day in the City!Tapestry chair, Window open,Soft rain,Cardinals calling.Hurting body, With heating pad comfort,And tea,Waiting for relief.Breathing in,Breathing out,Books to read,Naps to take.Emotions run,From green grass glorious,To rainy day sadness,Wanting to hurry them all away.I send my love,We ate outside!! First time after snow!!To all those who are healing,From pain of body, mind, or Spirit.On Day … Continue reading Waiting for Walks
Dear Readers,My surgery for my second cochlear implant went well. My surgeon said, 99% of her patients are happy they got a second one. I am so grateful for her skillfulness! Today is the 5th day of recovery, and of course I wish I was feeling back to normal, but like anything else, it takes time.Hubs has been taking me out for short drives, … Continue reading Healing
Dear Readers,When I was in college, I had to do a supervised teaching semester in a kindergarten school. I went to meet the teachers and the school.As soon as I returned home, I was informed by the dean of education, that they didn't want me to teach there.He said It was because of my speech.I was deeply hurt. This … Continue reading Grievance Stories
Dear Readers,Sometimes I wonder what to write, after having been blogging over a year. But then I remember that writing this blog not only has helped me stop drinking, it might help someone else, too. At least that is my hope.It's also healing. By writing down my thoughts, I have to clarify them, and sometimes … Continue reading Who Is Your Hero?
Dear Readers,Here I am at ANOTHER favorite coffee shop!I have too many to count! When I got here, I saw 4 people I know but haven't seen in a long time! It was a joy to just give them a hug and exchange a few words, and know they are all well!I had some thoughts about … Continue reading Day 176 or 25 Weeks
Dear Readers,I am realizing That it takes the bodyAnd the mind,A long time to HealFrom drinking too much.I read that it takes time,But patience is notIn my nature.(Learning!)Now that I have been soberFor over 2 months,I am starting to Feel and see the changes.Not giant changes,But little ones.Like having a little more energy toTry a new skill, hobby,Walk … Continue reading Feel Better FAST!