I refuse to think of myself as “handicapped” — nor any other variant of the word. (handi-capable? differently-abled?) Yes, I now use a cane every now and again — and with a regularity and at times that most people likely wouldn’t comprehend. Yes, I’m still finding a way to work with the limitations that were… Continue reading Handicap? Just Handy, Thanks
Nearly. From the infection, that is. Here we are, September, and I’ve a couple things on my To Do list, that I’m hoping to have done soon: -a work trip… once this bloody PICC line is removed, of course. -rebuilding the primer/fuel filter assembly on the truck. -getting a mount/ledge assembled for my exercise bike.… Continue reading Nearly Healed…?
…a great deal has happened. I’ve been to the ER, twice, with an unexplained fever, which absolutely kicked my ass. One easily overlooked and quite small detail led to a few more medical questions, then a few more CT scans and a rather long drive (hey, it’s cheaper than a helicopter flight) to Wenatchee and…… Continue reading Since Our Last Episode…
While I’ve spent pretty much the entirety of the last five or six months recovering and coping with my severe TBI, I sometimes have questions from people, “…but what do you do for a living?” I was a Principal Operations Engineer for Pearson. We were pioneering a legacy integration with an established containerization concept with modern/updated… Continue reading …but what do you DO?
I go out in public every now and again — increasingly in the last few days. One thing I’ve noticed is that either people are more attracted to me in general; or I’ve become more approachable. Or society itself has changed. The really frustrating thing is that I haven’t the outward appearance of anyone who’s… Continue reading Frustration N+x