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Night Terrors

Night Terrors

The last few nights I have been waking up with horrible nightmares.  I will be going into surgery on Thursday next week, and I am terrified of waking up during surgery.  That last surgery seriously gave me PTSD even more than I already had it.  […]

My Name Is Hope

My Name Is Hope

  Unfortunelty I did not get to go to Porte Jaune Paris yesterday. Eric and I arrived at The Mayo Clinic on time, checked in and soon they called me back. While I prepared myself to be sedated and enjoy a nice bike ride through my favorite […]

Porte Jaune Here I Come

Porte Jaune Here I Come

Tomorrow I enter Mayo Clinic surgery center, close my eyes and go to my happy place, Porte Jaune Paris.  This surgery is going to be regenerating some of my own tissue from bone marrow into my hip, hopefully alleviating pain and giving me more mobility. It’s […]

Love The Ordinary

Love The Ordinary

 Sometimes it’s good to sit back and enjoy an ordinary, normal day.  It is a treasure to be completely aware of who you are and where you are going.  I love to learn from other people, I’d love to learn from you!   “Anyone can […]

Love Your Mistakes

Love Your Mistakes

You Will Do Foolish Things, But Do Them With Enthusiasm –anonymous  Right now I am here, where I am supposed to be !  Boy have perspectives in my life and the way I see other’s changed.  Living with permanent facial paralysis has given me opportunities […]

Holding on Tight

Holding on Tight

The last skin graft is looking better Everyday! I love Dr. Lettieri With all I have going on in my life I continue to ask questions.  I know the Lord understands He loves me, even when I question and ask “why is this happening to […]

Another Surgery

Another Surgery

Before Surgery this actually looks really good in comparison to the previous months.   After Surgery..I don’t know what that yellow thing is but it stinks like the hospital I now have this doozie Friday I  had surgery with Dr. Lettieri. It was not a […]

What’s Up?

What’s Up?

Ok so I haven’t been the best at blogging my true feelings about the unfortunate facial paralysis I have.  Here is a quick synapse of what has happened just in the last 2 years.   Mastoid (layman’s tumor) in the inner ear canal, burned black […]

The Art Of Being Happy

The Art Of Being Happy

I’m so glad I attended the 1st Festival of Positive Education this past week.  I had to evaluate whether this would be a good idea or not, given I just had surgery and still have a drain hanging from my head.  Dr. Lettieri thought it […]

Poo Poo On Dr. Lettieri

Poo Poo On Dr. Lettieri

I had an appointment with my favorite smile doctor, hoping Dr. Lettieri would take this drain out of my neck imagine my surprise when he said “That drain is not coming out today.” “There’s no blood, I want this thing out.” Dr. Lettieri has beautiful […]