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What`s It Like After Brain Surgery?

Before The Surgery Sigh. Yes, I had brain surgery. It happened on April 3, 2018 and I`m still in recovery. It has been a remotely difficult time for me in the past six months. More like nine to be exact. Not many people know this, but I was born with hydrocephalus. Which is cerebrospinal fluid… Continue reading What`s It Like After Brain Surgery?

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Screams of Dead Flowers

God might, travel country to stars in spite of lost hope for humanity we give curses yet we see light every morning Helios` burning glare gives me hope that it won`t take too long to find your love God might even laugh when I hold myself imagining that it`s you It`s a shame I even… Continue reading Screams of Dead Flowers

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Coelacanth : A Short Story

Coelacanth A Short Story by Imani “Clio” Lang Artist: Jake Overton May 19, 2018     I only give pieces of myself, Because a hole has become a part of me, Located at the seams of my torso- No many can ever know what my anticipation craves… Anticipation wears many clothes, She wears black whenever… Continue reading Coelacanth : A Short Story

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“It Is a Halo, I Needed Stereotactic Brain Surgery”- Valentina Cardona

These stories keep getting interesting. The photo above is taken by hydrocephalus survivor Valentina Cardona who is a Music Therapist. Her music is also a diary of how she copes with hydrocephalus. Photo credited to Valentina Cardona, 2018 We began to talk through that hydrocephalus group I told you about in my previous post. She… Continue reading “It Is a Halo, I Needed Stereotactic Brain Surgery”- Valentina Cardona

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“I was born with hydrocephalus…I have completed olympic triathlons” – Simon Lannon

Again, I have had the pleasure of interviewing other hydrocephalus survivors such as Simon Lannon. An Englishman who is a successful businessman with a beautiful family. It`s always great to see a relishing story of someone else with hydrocephalus. I know that many hydro-warriors suffer from depression because they feel like they are competing with… Continue reading “I was born with hydrocephalus…I have completed olympic triathlons” – Simon Lannon

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“Dr. Ben Carson Performed 4 out of 8 of my Brain Surgeries “-George P. Kopsidas Pugh

It sounds alarming of how many surgeries can one person possibly have but did you know that it'd possible to even have forty?! "Strata shunt, I've had hydrocephalus for 23 years. I'm younger there but you can see the outline of the shunt in this photo." George is also a musician and dedicates his life… Continue reading “Dr. Ben Carson Performed 4 out of 8 of my Brain Surgeries “-George P. Kopsidas Pugh

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Head Injuries Can Cause Hydrocephalus

Jill Welch is another hydrocephalus survivor that I've had the liberty to speak with during recovery. It's amazing to see many other hydrocephalus survivors stories. This is a synopsis of her hydrocephalus story : "I am 35 yrs old and was diagnosed with hydrocephalus after a closed head injury at 17. I have congenital aqueductal… Continue reading Head Injuries Can Cause Hydrocephalus