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“Hello Mitch? This is Cheryl… I think we did something bad…. “

          Our previous experiments with the residual effect had been resulting in a limited amount of relief at a time, a few minutes or more.   The findings from the first 20 minute trial resulted in the first of extended residual … Continue reading

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Happy Mothers Day

This is my Mother, Mary Lou Witte Isn’t she beautiful? Today I want to share with you a look into what an amazing woman my Mother was.  I’m doing this not just because it’s Mother’s Day, but also because what … Continue reading

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No more sacrifices – a “partner” disappears…

My reflections continued as I gazed over my life experiences.  I discovered that I had consistently left behind my very own self in order to keep someone else happy by trying to fix all their problems, which I was certain … Continue reading

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Divine Intervention…

One morning while sitting at my kitchen table wallowing in self-pity, my hand picked up a pen and began to write…. I often think “why did this happen to me?  Why have I been put in this condition?  What did … Continue reading

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Coping, discovering, finding a way…

       Although the things I’ve described so far seem dark and unforgiving, somehow I was able to cope with what happened.  I did indeed wander aimlessly through the confines of uncertainty and grief yet I still ponder what it was … Continue reading

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Now what…

            Where did I go?  Did I go anywhere?  Where did my understanding go?  Where do I start to fill up the nothing?   What now?  Where were all these questions coming from but most frightening, how and where do I … Continue reading

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So long work, hello label…

My supervisor Scott was very supportive of my attempt to work from the moment I came back and felt his hug in the hallway.  He was also watching me like a hawk.  There were days when co-workers would stop by … Continue reading

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