My Favorite Top 5 Business Sites

My weekend was one of re-establishing some priorities in my life, so blogging had to get set aside for a couple days. BUT…I’m back and plan to catch up those two posts, plus one for today, so I can actually complete the Ultimate Blog Challenge for July! Jumpstart Your Day at this Helpful Forum! For … Read more

Facing Your Fears and Moving Forward-Part 3 of 9

Happy first Sunday in July! Welcome to part 3 of my 9-part  series reflecting on fears confronted, lessons learned, and progress made – and then taking all that new found wisdom to build a plan for success as we focus forward on the second half of 2013. Here’s a brief recap: *On Friday, 7/5,  I … Read more

No April Fool’s Joke–NaBloPoMo-Keep It FRESH

Happy April 1st – but no April Fool’s jokes here! As I mentioned in my Easter post, I didn’t quite make it to all the NaBloPoMo writing prompts for March, although I did manage to write 20 posts for the month. Baby steps and small victories…I’ll take ’em! However, I feel a bit more motivated … Read more

It’s Not About the Bunny-It’s Resurrection Sunday!

This image has been “hopping” around Facebook over this Easter weekend, and I honestly don’t know its source or origin, so I apologize in advance that I can’t properly attribute it: I just especially like it because, as a Christian, this holiday that I prefer to call Resurrection Sunday is one of the most important … Read more

The Birthday That Almost Wasn’t

So I just celebrated my 55th birthday on March 29th, and as each birthday rolls around, I continue to be amazed that I’m still here and able to celebrate birthdays at all…because of the birthday that almost wasn’t.

If you  have read any of my previous recent posts (or posts from other years in March), then you know why I say that. The injuries I sustained in my plunge to the ground from a second-story window, in an attempt to escape a fire, were life-threatening. They occurred on March 25, 1985, a mere four days prior to my 27th birthday…the birthday that almost wasn’t.

The blood loss from the lacerated scalp, along with the fractured skull, broken neck, and other significant obvious injuries – as well as the unknown internal injuries and fear of spinal cord damage – rendered me unconscious for about three days, from early afternoon of March 25th to some time on March 28th, 1985.

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