Category Archives: Hospital stuff and the disability thing

Time

Some people might wonder how I can “waste” an hour trying to open a bottle of wine, or “waste” 4 hours, a whole morning, preparing a fancy breakfast of scrambled eggs with spinach, tomato, garlic, cheese, onion, and mayonnaise for … Continue reading

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Part of that world…

Many of my friends are right now at SLOT Art Festival. Which is a 5 day Festival in Lubiąż, near Wrocław, Poland, with concerts, workshops, discussion panels, movies, places to sit and relax on pillows on the floor, drinking chai tea … Continue reading

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2014 – looks like we made it

This time last year, I was sitting here in this chair at home in Holland thinking about my future prospects. Would I ever have a job again? live independently again? Would I ever be able to do something other than sitting … Continue reading

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“If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans”

I had planned to go to Holland for 3 and a half weeks, register in my home town, get Dutch medical insurance, and a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC), visit an orthopedist specialist who specializes in EDS (Ehlers Danlos Syndrome, … Continue reading

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what happened next:

What happened after the last post was a rollercoaster that put an immediate stop to the uncertain ambiguous situation described. All of a sudden it was very real and ‘pretty’ serious. Actually, the verdict didn’t come immediately, the next day, … Continue reading

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Sorry Y’all. I wrote too much yesterday and scared some of you unnecessarily. The situation is like this: This injury could be dangerous but is not necessarily so. Seen as I don’t have any nerve damage now, its probably not … Continue reading

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yeah I don’t know

Did you think that I was bored, God? Thought I needed some more challenges and uncertainty in my life? We need to impress some more doctors, do we? Give them something challenging to work with? ….to my readers who aren’t … Continue reading

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Struggling to get food on the table ;)

The title is not referring to financial hardships. It’s just the snow and ice outside that is making it challenging to get to the sklep (shop) for the necessities. But I’m managing. Every step feels like a victory. And I … Continue reading

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How to help

I’ve noticed that people often want to help me with things but  are hesitant to offer assistance – probably because they are unsure how to go about it.  So I’ll tell you ;) Ways to offer help, listed from good … Continue reading

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L-4

So after the great weekend with friends, the 4 amigos were reunited again in Tuesday. Here’s what happened: Helena is still at my place and I was supposed to start work at 12:30, so no rush. We had breakfast together … Continue reading

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