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Shortly after Easter this year I got a very bad concussion that left me on full bed rest for three weeks and semi bed rest for another 3 weeks. For the first three weeks after the diagnosis I was not allowed to use a computer or a phone. I could not even watch TV. I was only allowed to sleep or take a walk if I felt good. The first couple of weeks were hard. The following weeks were better as I learned how to pace myself. I realized that my body was quite adept at letting me know when it had had enough. And so I listened to me and surprisingly, I learned a lot about myself. 
For the first time in my life I was able to rest without guilt and it was wonderful. I unplugged and reconnected with nature and it made me incredibly happy. This enabled me to see ME for the first time in what seemed like forever and I started to understand what was missing in my life, what I needed and what I no longer needed. 
For a very long time I have equated my worth with …

Blast from the Past

I came across this picture (this place is gorgeous by the way) on desire to inspire and recognized the chairs but I couldn't believe it. They were the exact chairs that I had in my very first apartment. I didn't have much money and so I didn't have any living room furniture. One day the superintendent came to see me and said that someone had split and left all their furniture and would I like to come and see it. Well there it was, an entire set of foam chairs like the ones above. Of course mine were nowhere near as sexy as those in the picture, they were brown tweed if I remember correctly but they were awesome. I covered mine in red and they really rocked.  

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