Tag Archives: ABI

What is love by Nick Verron

Nick is my son… and although he has been loved his whole life and has loved in  his turn, in the article below he asks a question to which all of us will give a different answer. It is the … Continue reading

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All change

It doesn’t feel right yet, switching off the alarm clock before I go to bed, but I could get used to it easily enough. The alarms didn’t go off, because I hadn’t asked them to and the novelty of not … Continue reading

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Independence day

For millions, across the US, the fourth of July is Independence Day and I wish you a wonderful day. Here, it is also a special day… it is my son’s rebirthday. Regular readers know Nick’s story, how he was stabbed … Continue reading

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Views from an Injured Brain by Nick Verron

Holistic medicine is generally seen as ‘alternative’…. alternative to what? To the specialisms that treat individual aspects of any problem to the best of their ability, yet forget that a whole person is involved in any illness or injury. My … Continue reading

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Look what you’ve done….

I walked in, having finished the morning’s work before I would normally have left the house. It is almost like having a day off. The dog looked at me reproachfully from under the sofa cushions… at least until I picked … Continue reading

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“Anything is possible…”

It was a dark and stormy night… which was a bit of a surprise when I’d only closed my eyes for a few minutes after lunch. I’m fairly certain the only reason I woke then was the distinctive sound of … Continue reading

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Writer’s Quote Wednesday and #BeWOW

I’m cheating for Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday and Ronovan’s #BeWOW posts this week.. it seems the right thing to do. My son has just started blogging… finally… and ended his ‘About’ page with the perfect quote from Christopher Reeve. If … Continue reading

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The blogger in question

There is a new blogger in town. So far, only his ‘About’ page is up, but that, I think, will be the start of something special. He has a story to tell and a journey to share. The blogger in … Continue reading

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Whoo-hooo!

For some reason, the computer was even worse this morning…I couldn’t even get on to see how the campaign was doing. So it wasn’t until I was sitting with Nick as he checked that I saw his face lit up … Continue reading

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My son, the triathlete…

You may know my son’s story. For once, I have no problem repeating it for those who do not. I have a very good reason for it that I have been bursting to share! In 2009 my son was 25… … Continue reading

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