Deb Brandon: Living in Radiant Color


“Survey: what effect from a bleed has impacted your life the most? Eg: facial droop, anxiety….” I didn’t even know where to start. But on second thought, I didn’t know whether I truly had anything to contribute. I follow a closed group on Facebook named “Stemmies.” It’s a support group for those of us affected … Read more

Foggy with a Veil of Haze

I wondered out loud why I still felt as if I was surrounded by a fog. Joyce scoffed. “After what you’ve been through, I’m surprised your eyes are still in their sockets.” Through the haze in my mind, I tried to think back to the last day and a half. I only remembered things in … Read more


I leaned back. “Honestly, I don’t really care.” Tom gave me a sharp look. I explained, “I’m working on a headache that’s threatening to be a doozie. My brain is no longer functioning.” He could talk all he wanted but it would go in one ear and out the other. The bloody brain was done … Read more