Tag Archive | pain

Weariness of the Soul


    Tweet of the Day: On consent and sesitivity ——- Family members of terminally ill patients usually express relief when they pass away. Almost always done with a heavy sigh and profuse apologies. It seems callous to celebrate the death of another human being, specially when that human being is your parent, child, spouse […]

Short Story Fridays: The Gate p.7-Dreams and Portents


Tweet of the Day: Brevity ——– Part 1 – Part 2 – Part 3 – Part 4 – Part 5- Part 6a – Part 6b -Part 8 – Part 9 – Part 10 – Part 11 -Part 12a -Part 12b -Aftermath ——– Look at watch, 1:15 a.m., is going to a long shift. Rodriguez comes […]

If not NaNo then what?


  Well, I spelled out what I was going to do during November…. What I was supposed to do during November that is…. Lower back locked up. Pain makes it hard to stand from as sitting position even with Aleve and medicated patches. So I’m waiting for the pain to pass in order to get […]

When Life Kicks You in the Gut.


Literally…. Which in this case, well, fits in more ways that one. Whether is the loss of a beloved pet. Thousands of people losing their jobs all around you. Spending a week with your mother in the hospital only to return to the same place yourself and endure an agonizingly long weekend in the emergency […]

Quick update.


Sorry for the lack of posts, although I don’t make it a habit of posting everyday. Spent the weekend in the emergency room, severe abdominal pain. Now I got to go and see the specialist, but so far it means a radical change of diet and pills for the foreseeable future.  The woes of an […]

Writing: Joy or Pain?


As I read this month copy of The Writer’s Magazine an article jumped to my attention. In it the author tells of some famous writers who found writing sheer torture while other thought of it as a joyful process. That got me thinking about how I feel about writing. I certainly love writing the first […]

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