I'm a mystery author my first book, The With Hazel Manor.
I've also written a short memoir about living with a hidden disability; I'm Having Brain Surgery on Tuesday. This memoir recounts how the side-effects of hydrocephalus, and having a hidden disability, affects my life, relationships, and well-being.
I recently tweeted a picture that showed the process I am using to outline my new novel. There were a number of replies which generally fell into two categories: That is mental, you are mental #PantsersRuleTheWorld Interesting, I might give it a try. Of course, we all love to write and the more time you […]
With a worldwide pandemic and racial riots it’s been a good time to stay home. I’ve been out of the house only a handful of time since mid march. I’ve cancelled a trip to Hawaii, a trip to Houston and a trip to England. Another casualty was a cruise to celebrate my fiftieth birthday. Many have spoken about cancelling 2020, does that mean I can cancel my fiftieth birthday? In 2021 can I claim to still be forty nine? One good thing that’s come out if staying at home, I’m exercising more. It really does help mitigate anxiety by keeping to a regular schedule.
A (protracted) post from a hydro-mom, Olivia is a teenager!! She’s had as many brain surgeries as I’ve had years of life. #NOMOREBS
“Olivia’s going into surgery shortly. This will be number 50. Let that sink in a moment. We need better technology, more research, a cure. Olivia has missed most of this semester at school. We need to do better.”
A resolution to the headaches I was experiencing in November.👍 A little research on what I’d started eating recently, and Google.
Some people who have allergic reactions to Ragweed also respond negatively to camomile. Although a new tea I’d been drinking wasn’t a camomile tea per se, it did contain camomile. Once I stopped drinking the tea, the headaches went away.