Monthly Archives: March 2013

I Did It My Way…

This past weekend I was allowed to do a trial run after a strict 20 day moratorium on any running. I have been rehabbing a pinched nerve that brought tears streaming down my face (literally) when I ran. (I also … Continue reading

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Some Assembly Required

A sure sign of success of a divorced woman: Assembling not one, but TWO shelving systems. In under an hour. All by myself. Without breaking any pieces. And not one, but BOTH of them are assembled CORRECTLY. And not to … Continue reading

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This Is Your Brain on Misinformation

I wanted to follow up with more thoughts and lessons learned from my brain injury that I think are really important for all of us to be aware of. First, you need to know I’m not competent. Granted, on a … Continue reading

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If Only I Had a Brain

The Scarecrow in the Wizard of Oz had it right–of all things, the brain is what you should ask for. As you’ve read, I suffered a concussion 3 weeks ago. I’m only now just recovering, thanks to the amazing clinicians … Continue reading

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Garden State of Mind

Without fail, no matter how many years it’s been since I’ve lived here (22 years, but who’s counting?), every time I find myself sitting in traffic on Route 17 in Bergen County, NJ, my entire body sighs, and thinks: “Home.” … Continue reading

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“Your outlook on life is a direct reflection of how much you like yourself”–Unknown

Go ahead, read that quote again and let it sink in. I’ll wait. It’s a good one, huh? I’d love to say I’m a good enough writer to have made that one up, but it’s from the lululemon manifesto. Honestly, … Continue reading

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