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Odin's Day 
7th-Apr-2010 07:38 am
Happy birthday to kires and wakingdreaming!

Hello to new reader sevenravens!

Today I am one year seizure-free.

I have been marking off the days, waiting waiting, but afraid to tell people today was approaching, as I live in fear of jinxing myself. But. It is here.

One year.

Wiscon Reading
Will officially be me, csecooney, sevenravens, and pattytempleton. There will be fey whimsy up in here, oh yes. And quite probably candy.

Clothesline Project
All day today in the atrium at South Station. As many shirts as we can fit. You should come and see. My shift is 11:30-1:30, if you want to see me specifically, or if you want to do lunch after.

Team Venture, that is. The Walk for Change is just days away. Can you help our walkers make their goals?

And remember to give me your name if you want me to walk for you!

I have some parties Saturday night that I'd love to attend, but my carlessness makes that impractical, as they're far enough out that I'd have to leave way early to be certain of catching the last bus from Harvard. Not far out for driving, just a combination of buses and trains that has multiple points of possible failure 'round midnight. And I can't just crash on someone's couch in town, because I need to report to the Walk way early to help with setup.

Anyone willing?

A thought that needs writing
Not that I have time now, but note to self: explore connections between priestessing and counseling and, ahem, topping men, because there are fascinating links.

Link Soup
You are so funny if you think I had five minutes yesterday to see anything online! So cute! You should make your own link soup today, and pass me a bowl.

Work, Clothesline Project, most probably nap. Because I really needed to yesterday and didn't get to. Am home tonight, and keeping it that way.
7th-Apr-2010 11:58 am (UTC)

Congrats! ^_^
7th-Apr-2010 12:04 pm (UTC)
"Today I am one year seizure-free."

Congratulations! That's the best news I've heard all morning.
7th-Apr-2010 12:06 pm (UTC)
"Not that I have time now, but note to self: explore connections between priestessing and counseling and, ahem, topping men, because there are fascinating links."

I so want to read that when you do have time!
7th-Apr-2010 02:09 pm (UTC)
So do I.
7th-Apr-2010 12:14 pm (UTC)
Today I am one year seizure-free.

7th-Apr-2010 12:17 pm (UTC)
7th-Apr-2010 01:19 pm (UTC)
Today I am one year seizure-free.

'song, that's wonderful news! Hooray!
7th-Apr-2010 01:20 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on being seizure free for a year!
7th-Apr-2010 01:32 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on your anniversary. Going to celebrate by getting a driver's license? :)
7th-Apr-2010 01:34 pm (UTC)
...I've had one since I was 21!
7th-Apr-2010 10:44 pm (UTC)
...why did I think you didn't have one? Hmmm.

Here in Kansas, though, with a seizure disorder, you could have *lost* your license until you could prove, medically, that you had your seizures under control, by being seizure-free for a year. Happened to the wife of a friend of mine, several years back.
7th-Apr-2010 01:38 pm (UTC)
Your improving health is gladdening. Keep up the good health.
7th-Apr-2010 01:52 pm (UTC)
Re: seizures

*huge hugs!!*
7th-Apr-2010 01:59 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on being seizure-free for 1 year!! w00t to the w00t w00t!

I heard a very well-done story on NPR this morning about kids who age out of the foster care system.
Report: Foster Kids Face Tough Times After Age 18
7th-Apr-2010 02:10 pm (UTC)
Hurray, Non-Seizure Lass!
7th-Apr-2010 02:19 pm (UTC)
7th-Apr-2010 02:59 pm (UTC)
Today I am one year seizure-free.

7th-Apr-2010 03:06 pm (UTC)
One year! Hooray!

(WRT our conversation yesterday: Good news: change made. Bad news: last row. At least it's done.)
7th-Apr-2010 03:27 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on the anniversary!
7th-Apr-2010 03:31 pm (UTC)
Greetings! And congrats on your seizure-free status!
7th-Apr-2010 03:40 pm (UTC)
One year is awesome. Are you planning to celebrate?
7th-Apr-2010 03:55 pm (UTC)

Good to know. I'll have to remember to bring some.

Unless you mean... EAR CANDY??? EYE CANDY??? In which case, we have all we could POSSIBLY provide!
7th-Apr-2010 04:46 pm (UTC)
In celebration, please enjoy this recipe for gluten-free Oreos.
7th-Apr-2010 08:13 pm (UTC)
Congrats on your one-year mark!

I don't know if you read my LJ, so I'll pass this on here, just in case you find it helpful: King Arthur launches gluten-free line

I don't know how you feel about them, but I bake with King Arthur flour exclusively. They're a local, employee-owned company.
7th-Apr-2010 08:59 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on an important anniversary!
7th-Apr-2010 09:29 pm (UTC)
Today I am one year seizure-free.

Woo-hoo! That's wonderful! :)
7th-Apr-2010 10:00 pm (UTC)
Today I am one year seizure-free.

YAY! I'm so happy for you! I look forward to the day when I can say that, too.
7th-Apr-2010 11:47 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on being seizure-free!!
8th-Apr-2010 03:45 am (UTC)
I'm glad it's been a year :)

Wrt priestessing and counseling - counseling is a common subset of skills to most ministry/clergy. Priestessing and topping men/the secular - this brings to mind the beauty of the sacred whore.

I was just reading about another definition of Virgin wrt the "virgin" goddesses like Diana/Artemis/Kali where Virgin meant "in control of their own fate" rather than "abstaining from sex." Which means these "pure" goddesses may well be dominant goddesses.

If you need a sounding board while spinning out your connections, I'm willing to play that part. :)
8th-Apr-2010 02:51 pm (UTC)
Congratulations on one seizure-free year! I remember how excited I was when I had my first year seizure-free. I also remember how scared I was when I woke up in the ICU and could not remember any of my friends' phone numbers and (even more disturbing to me) could not remember the names of any of the kings and queens of England.

I only had that one seizure (which was never explained), but I hope I never have another one, and I wish the same for you.
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