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WITH ALL THIS PAIN, I CAN’T REMAIN – PART 1

The title of this post is a line of lyrics from my song “The Unknown.” I have not shared that song yet because it is very personal and painful for me. The words “With all this pain, I can’t remain,” relates to three things in my life: my marriage, my eyesight and my feelings about grief. Continue reading

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IT FEELS SO DARK; THE SKY IS GRAY – PART 1

I was reaching the end of my tunnel, but I was slightly discouraged. I had good vision, even if it was dark and pulsating with lots of shadows. I wished I hadn’t had a cortical chip as a complication, but I hoped it would go away. Because I had time on my hands (I was supposed to take it easy), I had the opportunity to update my blog. I decided to be creative and present a few images of the world as seen through my eyes. Continue reading

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I CLOSED MY EYES

I believe my heart is open to the world. Perhaps I was a cherished child, but now I am a cherished adult woman who knows her own value. I accept my past and have no regrets. I am simply discovering my own way by leaving the isolation I’ve lived with for decades. I embrace the world now by writing, sharing and singing. Also, I will have two of my children with me. They are leading their own lives and I will always be there for them. I might be alone, but I am not lonely. Continue reading

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I LOOK AT THE CLOUDS

I often look up into the sky and imagine my father is watching me from the clouds. Lately, I look there and am saddened by my cloudy vision. Blurred is probably a more accurate description. I’ve decided it is time for me to write an update regarding my vision. In May, I had new glasses made and could not see out of them very well. I brought them back to the optometrist and it was determined that within one month, my eyes had changed. I had a lot of tests done and it was determined that my visual problem is most likely due to cataracts. Continue reading

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