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IN THE GARDEN WITH SHERI

Slice of Life by – Sheri de Grom Last week I talked about a nasty fall I’d taken and I was out of sorts with myself. I knew I needed to look inward but that wasn’t what I wanted to … Continue reading

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I STUBBED MY TOE ON THE WAY TO LIVING LIFE

Slice of Life/Travel Blog by – Sheri de Grom I lay on the cold concrete and wondered how I’d managed to get there. No pushing or shoving had been involved but I’d fallen hard. Did I dare move? The entire … Continue reading

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I DIDN’T WANT MORE PILLS

I Didn’t Ask For More Pills Slice of Life By – Sheri de Grom I’d gotten used to the ‘let’s get down to business’ style of approaching medicine my neurologist practiced. I couldn’t fault him in any way. He was … Continue reading

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THE WRONGS OF PSYCHIATRIC CARE – PART 2 of 2

The Wrongs Of Psychiatric Care – Part 2 of 2                                            A Blind Date With My Husband By – Sheri … Continue reading

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BURN PITS – WHERE THERE’S SMOKE, THERE’S . . .

Burn Pits – Where There’s Smoke, There’s . . . One Woman’s Opinion   By – Sheri de Grom Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) are the most identified chronic diseases of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. … Continue reading

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THE PROMISE OF STARDUST – PRISCILLE SIBLEY – BOOK REVIEW

The Promise of Stardust – Priscille Sibley William Morrow/2013   By – Sheri de Grom In her debut novel, The Promise of Stardust, Priscille Sibley breaks almost every rule I was taught as a new fiction writer. Yet, her novel … Continue reading

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IS THIS JUSTICE?

Is This Justice? One Woman’s Opinion By – Sheri de Grom I’m having a difficult time reconciling the equality of military justice in the treatment of Army Major Nidal Hasan and that of Staff Sergeant Robert Bales. Both men are … Continue reading

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Brain Injuries – No Fault Of Their Own

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Part 5 of 5  Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (C.T.E.) and Conclusion Thomas Insel, Director of the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) wrote in his director’s report on May 28, 2012, that “NIMH was established nearly 65 … Continue reading

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Soldiers, Sports and Ordinary People

Traumatic Brain Injuries – Part 2 of 5 Soldiers, Sports and Ordinary People Outlined in my blog of June 18, 2012 are the numerous problems created by Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) and how they have affected my life. Gardening season … Continue reading

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