I Got Screwed – Day 3-5

What a whirlwind the past few days have been!  I don’t feel like being all creative with words right now, so let’s just go for a recap: Day 3 – Traveling Home: We left Montana less than 48 hours after surgery and I would NOT recommend anyone do that, ever. Can it be done?  Well, … [Read more…]

The Beckoning

So much has happened since my last post.  Too much information, too much to think about, so many decisions, so much fighting with insurance and research. I have decided to move forward with SI Joint fusion with Dr. Beck in Montana after careful consideration and reading the multitudes of negative outcomes from iFuse surgery.  It … [Read more…]

Dear Batman – 18 Months

Dear Batman, You recently turned 18 months old and it occurred to me that I need to really take a few moments to document these milestones…my thoughts, your accomplishments, our trials, etc…so we can look back in the future and see how far we have both come. It’s bittersweet, this 18 month milestone.  This is … [Read more…]

The Power Of No

Another post in my Power of Words series.  Don’t miss the Power of Hello and Power of Goodbye. Although I could feel the blood trickling down my chin and dripping down onto my white shirt, I was more aware of the fist that was cocked back in preparation to land another blow to my face than … [Read more…]

Orthopaedic Doodie

I had my consultation with the surgeon Tuesday at good ol’ Florida Orthopaedic Institute.  Well, that is what was supposed to happen.  But, alas, it did not. NEGATIVE POST WARNING!  Back away now if you are needing some fruity, sparkly unicorns to brighten your day. So let’s review.  I was supposed to see Dr. James Billys (whose name … [Read more…]

Job Seekers: Your Sweatpants Are Trying To Kill You

ALERT: Unemployed Job Seeker Public Service Announcement! Unemployed Job Seekers:  I need to tell you about this virus that is going around, seeking to kill, steal, and destroy your job hunting success. It’s an insidious disease. A monster of epic evil proportions, sent by the devil himself to trip you up, shut you out, and … [Read more…]

Resisting The Call

There are seasons where I don’t “hear” the voice of God. It’s difficult to explain to people, mostly non-Christian but even some Christians too, about how I and others can hear His voice.  The Voice.  I have never heard an audible voice and while I’m sure many people would like to, it’s quite rare that … [Read more…]