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<<World MoyaMoya Day
Hi there,
I do so hope that today brings enlightenment to those who have never heard of this disease and that by doing that strides are made to help you who have it.
Love, me>>

…From Gini Watson (my soon-to-be mother in law):

6 May, 2015

To my family…

This message made my morning. ☀️☀️☀️

Today is World Moyamoya Day.

-I hope that each of you will take a precious moment or two from your busy Wednesday to meditate upon what World Moyamoya Day means to you or someone you know.

I ask that you take a moment to promote awareness through word of mouth and social media, or to
share this (still, mostly) unofficial day in whatever way feels best to you.

…I wear two bracelets each and every day on my left wrist: the first says “B-Cause” and below that, the second says “Stroke Happens.”

Because
Stroke
Happens.
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PRAIRIE. EAGLE. STALLION. BRIDGE.

We joke about the way my mind works. The way it bounces along, a series of musical notes, sung by a soprano, an Aria given form.

From A to B to A to D to G to C to D. And back to A.

Give me enough time and I usually come back to the beginning. (A very good place to start.)

 

I try to find my point. Like a seamstress with a needle and thread. I hold these tools in my hands and imagine where I want to go. Some days, I can see each stitch exacted with surgical precision.

 

Other times, the synapse misfires, a torpedo swerving drunkenly in the sky, unable to lock on its target, crashing instead into a tree. It explodes, a hellstorm of fireworks raining angrily upon a misty mountain range.

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Dear Diary

DEAR DIARY:

What causes pain? Are there any triggers? What comes to mind?

Keep a diary for a day of whatever words come into your stream-of-consciousness.

My doctor told me to write this down. Here goes….

 

FLARES, TRIGGERS & WHY: A LITTLE LIFE MUSIC

–LIFE ON LIFE’s TERMS.
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