All tagged healing

Expanded Healing

 

I saw a cadaver dissection in which a man had heart surgery. As his body healed in life, scar tissue connected his heart and lung to his ribcage, so that when he breathed, they all moved as a single unit. This abnormal connection was a result of healing and contraction, connecting areas of the body that weren’t supposed to be connected, permanently restricting ribcage motion for the rest of his life. His heart beat, yes, but he sacrificed some freedom for healing.

When your Knight in Shining Armor Ends up Being a Jackass

Let’s say that your knight in shining armor ends up being a jackass in the end. Or let’s say that the unspoken in your relationship ends up being the very thing that consumes it. Your world changes completely. Suddenly. Irreversibly. What’s in store for you?  How do you pick up the pieces and move forward when everything feels like winning last place? How do you find yourself again, let alone find the zest and zeal for life that you once had?