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The Murphey Saga · 12h ago

Touching Email and Thank You Readers

I received an email from a lady in Tennessee a couple of weeks ago that touched my heart greatly. No, it wasn't from this blog, but my other blog at the Cockeyed Homestead and it touched my ...
The Murphey Saga · 12h ago

Sunday Stroke Survival: More Woes

It seems like of late, I've been writing about the woes of living post stroke than my usual upbeat blogs. This week is not different.The decubitus ulcer (pressure sore) on my foot ruptured. ...
The Murphey Saga · 1W ago

Sunday Stroke Survival: I've Gone and Done It Now...

I've gone and done it now. I finally got tired of the hurry-up-and-wait for others to act. I've only been talking about my waiting for what...three or four months now?I figured waiting on Sh...
The Murphey Saga · 2W ago

Suunday Stroke Survival: News and Insurance Woes

I finally heard from my neurologist about getting an appointment at the Shepherd Center!!!(Whistling and one-handed clapping)That's the good news.(CLUNK! The other shoe dropping)The bad news...
The Murphey Saga · 3W ago

Sunday Stroke Survival: Incontinence Woes

Now I know I'm not the only person living post stroke with incontinence issues. I've heard from a multitude of you. I've done pretty well getting out of diapers and just using a pad.Being on...
The Murphey Saga · 4W ago

Sunday Stroke Survival: Quote Rings True

I happened upon a quote this week and it got me thinking.There are several different themes and variations to this proverb, I found them researching this one, but this one struck home for me...
The Murphey Saga · 1M ago

We Survived the Storm

Well, we survived Irma. While watching this huge storm creep up Florida at 15 mph, we were preparing for it even here in the northeast Georgia mountains.Mel saw an Amber Alert on FaceBook fo...
The Murphey Saga · 1M ago

Sunday Stroke Survival: Adapting Using YouTube

As I've said, I've become a YouTube junkie since my strokes. Most videos are short and to the point. Some offer in depth details on how to accomplish certain things. There are also a pile of...
The Murphey Saga · 1M ago

Sunday Stroke Survival: Waiting and Waiting and...

Pause! Still!This week, I'm still feeling like the Energizer Bunny on pause. I finally heard from the nurses at my PCP's office...they lost the paperwork. Geez, thanks a lot! Let me just dri...
The Murphey Saga · 1M ago

Sunday Stroke Survival:When the Muse Fails

The title is taken from my writing days. I've been writing about my stroke, dealing with my strokes, living post stroke, etc for over five years now. This week inspiration fails me on what t...