• Hoping that August will bring good health, safety, and prosperity to you. Keep improving!

  • “If You Want Someone To Trust..Trust Yourself” Bob Dylan

  • I’m not a medical pro, On whose advice you should heed, So please beware that, What works for me, May not be what you need (aka Waiver of Liability)

  • Copyright Information: All information on this blog site is copyrighted and protected. Any unauthorized duplication is illegal and will be dealt with appropriately.

  • Hire Me!

    If you've been impressed with my writing on this blog, and are in need of a writer to advance you to the next stage...kindly click on the "Hire Me and Contact Me" page above for more information. Thanks! MarieB
  • Stipulations

    This site does not contain advertising nor accept any paid advertising. This site has no funding sources and is not searching for any. There are no paid link exchanges on this site. The links I list are my personal favorites, with no monetary involvement. All the information about my total knee replacement surgery is written by me is via my personal experience. I am not receiving compensation from any organization for anything I write on this blog.
  • Confidentiality of data

    Your personal data is held in strict confidence. No email addresses will be shared. I value your privacy. Any comments you make on this site will be available for all readers to see. Once you post a comment on this site, it cannot be modified or erased by you.
  • Categories

  • Recent Comments

    CarlosTed on A TKR Forum worth checking…
    Marie B on One Year Post TKR Update
    Cynthia Brooks on One Year Post TKR Update
    Sadie Lipsey on 7 Ways to Speed Up Your Knee R…
    Nancy on Does Your Total Knee Replaceme…
  • January 2008
    S M T W T F S
    « Dec   Feb »
     12345
    6789101112
    13141516171819
    20212223242526
    2728293031  
  • My Tweets

  • BLOGROLL – Pardon..In Progress

  • Writing Blogs - Blog Catalog Blog Directory
  • Bloglisting.net - The internets fastest growing blog directory
  • Ebook sites I’m listed with…


    Where authors and readers come together!

Opening the “Mind’s Vault”

As the bullet points and subtopics fall into place on my book project, other events come to mind.  Some events were pushed to the “mind’s vault” – as it is known in my vocabulary.  Life throws curve balls at us.  We learn from them, and put the experience into the “mind’s vault”.  When one is writing a personal memoir, that “vault” suddenly opens unexpectedly.  It does not always contain pleasant memories. For instance,

My topic is being in and out of a body cast for two years, with the events and injuries taking place during that time span included.  Here is one event  from the “vault”:

At one stage during this two years, recuperation included a long leg cast with crutches.  While being driven home from a dinner date, my date started getting verbally abusive. I defended myself. “Shut up or you’ll be walking home,” I heard.  Still  not liking that,  I told him not to talk to me like that.  So, he stopped in front of my house, opened the car door from inside, threw my crutches out, and told me, “That’ll teach you. I told you to shut up. Get out.”

I forgot about that and the idiot involved until I was writing about that time period in my outline.

Well, I wrote about it. So, back in the “vault” it goes. 🙂

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: