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Ten Years. How It All Began.

Ten Years. How It All Began.

I find it difficult to believe that it’s exactly ten years (18:30 15 Jan 2000 to 18:30 15 Jan 2010) since I was injured in a multiple car crash on Highway 7 in Woodbridge, an injury I thought at the time was like the one I sustained in another car crash back on 10 June […]

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Flashes, Floaters, and a Responsive ADD Centre

The people at the ADD Centre are so responsive and careful. I developed flashes in my eye with the intact retina (the other one is scarred). I, of course, like a 21st century engaged patient, Googled it. And I also began thinking about tDCS and retinas even though the part of my brain that is […]

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Retreat for NaNoWriMo

Last week, I went on retreat. I left my writing setup, with familiar desk and computer, to go to a hushed place to be fed and to walk and to think and to write on my iPad. I wasn’t sure how novel writing would go on the iPad. I am rather particular about where I […]

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NaNoWriMo: Chapter 4 on Twitter

Chapter 4 sees Chantie take BobbyFlax up on his offer to help her learn to navigate the Twittersphere. Chantie Chapter 4 SJ Related posts: NaNoWriMo: Chapter 3 on Twitter NaNoWriMo 2014: Chapter 2 on Twitter NaNoWriMo 2014 Begins . . . on Twitter #TwitterView with @ShireenJ on Writing and She #TwitterView with @ShireenJ on Concussion […]

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NaNoWriMo: Chapter 3 on Twitter

A little bit of a hiccup in the Twitter timeline. But it’s early days, and so I was able to redo @BobbyFlax’s tweets. Here then is the Twitter portion of Chapter 3 of my #nanowrimo novel in progress, Chantie: Chantie Chapter 3 SJ Related posts: NaNoWriMo 2014: Chapter 2 on Twitter NaNoWriMo 2014 Begins . […]

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Novelling Can Help Only So Much With PTSD

Writing is good for me. Writing a novel during NaNoWriMo is exciting and takes me out of the reality of my PTSD and brain injury. But writing can only do so much. And when reality intrudes in the form of a requested conversation with one’s insurance broker, the heart can go a little wonky. I […]

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