Tag Archives: Loss

SOCIAL CONVERSATION

Last evening, someone asked “How are you ?  What have you been up to?”  I look healthy and well; the only sign of change is my cane and difficulty with balance.  It was a very normal question and not necessarily … Continue reading

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A Primal Memory

It’s when the water laps against my skin that I remember my body’s rhythm.  Arms wide, pushing away, pulling in, legs pleating, pacing and the slow, slow glide. Breaststroke. Breathe in, breathe out. Breathe in.  Breathe out.  I luxuriate in this buoyant movement, expansive and broad.  Turning on my … Continue reading

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Loss Talk

Truthfully unraveling this MS journey involves talking about loss, about what can no longer be done.  My pattern these many years has been to ‘focus on the positive’, to ‘just put one foot in front of the other and march … Continue reading

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