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Sister Strong Survivors


Just seems appropriate to repost what was my celebration of them during this past Blood Clot Awareness Month. So, once again, DRUM RO

PLEASE………. I BRING YOU THE TRUE MEANING AND VISIBILITY OF STRENGTH….

SISTER STRONG SURVIVORS!!!!!! Sister Strong Survivor Songs – Check Out My YouTube Survivors’ Playlist

Oh yeah, and of course….. ONE ROYAL SON!!!!!

Living ~ Not Just Surviving  

Celebrating Blood Clot Awareness Month by celebrating those who have been with me from the beginning of THIS recovery. Who have been your touch stones through thick and thin, dark and light, tears and laughs, anger and joy. Although just some of my “Sister Strong Survivors” and my son (of course), I celebrate ALL my fellow survivors… For you are strong, able, and loved. Remember… Life is for Living ~ Not Just Surviving…

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Live every moment – love every day
‘cus before you know it your precious time slips away.
Live every moment – love every day
’cause if you don’t you might just throw your love away.

I walked for seven miles this mornin’. footprints in the #sand.
#Washed away without a warning when the water hit the land.
But I will #walk on ’til I can no longer stand.
I’ll take you by the #hand and we’ll…

Live…

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New Scientific Review Confirms Blood Clots in Leg and Lungs (VTE)… — CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —


World Thrombosis Day on October 13

World Thrombosis Day on October 13

New Scientific Review Confirms Blood Clots in Leg and Lungs (VTEardiovascular Killer Globally –

Is Leading Cause of Death and Disability in Hospitals

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — While the world’s top two cardiovascular killers – heart attack and stroke – are global health priorities, the No. 3 killer, venous thromboembolism (VTE) or blood clots in the leg and lungs, has remained largely unaddressed and under-recognized by the public, according to the most comprehensive scientific review of the global burden of VTE ever undertaken and a global public survey. To address this disconnect, the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is leading a global effort together with more than 175 health/medical and patient organizations around the world to launch World Thrombosis Day (WTD), focused initially on increasing public and health professionals’ awareness of potentially deadly blood clots in the leg and lungs, the risk factors, symptoms and the importance of prevention.

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Butterflies, Faeries & Unicorns


 

You can either blame or credit my mother-in-law, Betty, for it. She could plant dirt and grow more dirt!! The Spring/Summer after she was diagnosed with cancer, shortly after completing a cycle of chemo/radiation, and so physically frail, she STILL would get out and garden a bit. After a couple of times having ‘caught’ her green thumbed, I decided that if I couldn’t stop her, might as well join, help when allowed, and be her extension when she was unable to do it herself. It was in doing this, that I learned to love dirt under my finger nails, the difference between perennials and annuals, nurseries in Spring and Fall, and more. She was the one who helped me plan out what i thought was a ‘small starter’ spot, (HA!!! What a joke!!!) which plants would be kind to a newbie, and a garden ‘theme’ (Butterflies were a shared favorite). She passed away the next July. Since then, some of the plants fell prey to my ignorance, but were changed out with new ones. Some are literally transplants from my Dad’s ‘yards’ as I may actually have at least one from each house they’ve lived in since then, some are from trips to Lowe’s for a few of my birthdays where the entire time I’m driving my stepmom nutty with all my inquiries and indecision, and last, but not least, those I was brave enough to start from seeds and they survived!! It’s been nearly 8 years since then. Each year I’m still amazed on seeing it come back, bigger and better than the year before. It’s definitely been an unexpected project that I totally love!! I like to think she would really like how it’s turned out…..so far..

 

For a retrospective look from the summer of 2011, click here to see an exported post from my first feeble attempt at blogging:

Angi’s Musing Mind: My Fairy-Tale Garden

 

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Shadows Of Life


Shadows Of Life

Shadows are only as long as the day.

How long will yours be when you go away.

A shadow it touches everything around…

The sky…

The trees…

The grass on the ground.

When your time comes , what will you have touched?

Will it be little?

Will it be much?

When MY time is over…

When MY time is done…

If not a mark made on many,

Then a LIFE’S change in ONE.

 

A Willoweagle™ Original

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