Tag Archives: organ donor

Facing burnout. Moving from surviving to thriving.

My last post was January 1. That’s not a good sign for me. You know how that scratchy throat or that slight pressure behind your eyes sometimes is a symptom of a bigger problem, a virus? When I stop writing it’s … Continue reading

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Thankful this, thankful that … yak, yak, yak

Every morning I wake up ten minutes before my alarm. It doesn’t matter what time it’s set to go off – exactly 10 minutes. I reach for my phone to see if I have any messages. I know, I know, … Continue reading

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Amnesty is hereby granted

Remember when I was sick? I’m talking really sick, so sick that people looked at me and thought, “uh oh, this is worse than I thought. Scott might not make it.” Some of my friends didn’t know how to act, … Continue reading

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Why I am so sure God is there for you

I’m not sure I can communicate how I’m feeling about a milestone I hit today but I’ll give it a shot. It feels kind of like I’m bragging or saying, “Look at me! I’m a big deal” but that’s not … Continue reading

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Is your family making memories wthout you?

Are you sick of it yet? I am. Every year it’s the same. We see endless “lose weight quick” commercials, are told what to buy to quit smoking while gyms lure us with bargain prices. Magazines, newpapers and the local … Continue reading

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The Christmas Socks. No, not the “Christmas Shoes”

For the full year before my liver transplant, going two weeks without being hospitalized was a rarity. After my fourth admission, I started collecting my hospital socks. I got a new pair approximately once every six days. I collected a … Continue reading

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I used to be thankful … but now?

Today’s the day. It’s the day when everyone in the U.S. pauses and thinks about being thankful. Thankful Facebook statuses roll up my screen one after another. Thankful for family, friends, spouse, pets, house, new job, provision, troops, Jesus, new … Continue reading

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