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Little Pieces of Extraordinary

Little Pieces of Extraordinary

Life begins now, no, now, wait . . . now. Meditation calmed my brain after the slam to my head, now five months ago. The rabid mental slideshow that exhausted my whole self finally slowed, but I’m left, strangely, with two words that follow me around, reign in my grandiose thoughts and make me groan. Think small. For me that means: finish that manuscript, instead of imagining the Oprah...

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Concussion, Part II: Panic Attack

Concussion, Part II: Panic Attack

So that was a panic attack. Huh. For those of you who haven’t heard how panic attacks can be – that was me, just a few months ago –  this next section is for you. My understanding is that my kind of panic attack was related, whether directly or indirectly, to neurological impairment, as one might have with concussion, or, I’ve learnt, something like Lyme’s disease. Please...

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Concussion

Concussion

Part 1 Haven’t you heard many times that if you don’t listen to the whispers of the universe, the Universe will yell at you? I’ve heard it from Oprah, and Mark Nepo, and I’m pretty sure Marianne Williamson agrees. Well my universe didn’t just yell, it hit me on the head. And the universe, this last Super-Moon Saturday, two days ago, was a 200+lb nurse from Chico. His name, he said,...

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Would you care for a Gastric Bypass with your Ceviche?

Would you care for a Gastric Bypass with your Ceviche?

A while back,  I applied for a job in Medical Tourism. The job was from home, the medical tourism part was in Costa Rica (http://www.wisemds.com/) Sounded glam.  I heard back within a day, and was impressed that they sent an orientation video before scheduling the first interview. I really felt like this was my perfect mid life crisis career path – travel, helping people, exemplary...

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