Author, Speaker, Professional Patient

Posts made in November, 2015

We All Could Use Some Extra Stars In The Sky

Posted by on Nov 25, 2015 in Read Her Blog | 13 comments

We All Could Use Some Extra Stars In The Sky

{June 26, 2015} I stared at the nurse as he asked me again, “Dabney, do you know what year it is?” The whites of his eyes grew larger each time he raised his eyebrows, like he was begging me to say something, anything. My stare shifted around the sterile holding room. Where am I? I saw the nurse raise his dark skinned hand closer to my face as he snap, snap, snapped his fingers, trying to get my attention. I blinked. He asked again, “The year, Dabney. Do you remember what year it is?” I...

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Are Ya Kidding Me?

Posted by on Nov 2, 2015 in Read Her Blog | 21 comments

Are Ya Kidding Me?

Really? Oh, to go back and erase all the years I’ve muddled through life with brain fog and fatigue. Honestly, all this time, all these years I’ve pushed my mind with much caffeine, random slogging (aka “slooow jogging”), and oodles of vitamins just to focus. And this one super-de-dooper, non-invasive procedure cleared my brain and reduced my upper body swolleness. Amazing. So now I  must confess how incredibly stubborn that I am. I orginally didn’t want this...

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