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First Step To Rehabilitation

one step at a time stands still when the ringing in the ears and the haze and nausea clears a broken body sighs ready for the next 05/22/18 Julia Ward's Rehabilitation -Poetry Contest

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Date: 5/29/2018 7:38:00 PM
Yup. You've captured the essence of rehab in just five lines. Tight write! :)gw
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Date: 5/30/2018 5:25:00 AM
Thank you comrade :) xomo!
Date: 5/24/2018 5:21:00 PM
Wisely said Mo...one step can last an eternity...but the next one you can breathe eternity...love and light...^WW^
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Date: 5/24/2018 10:16:00 PM
Lovely said :) thank you! xomo
Date: 5/23/2018 8:54:00 PM
The imagery is great, Maureen, enjoyed reading. Good luck in the contest. Hugs Eve ~`*
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Date: 5/24/2018 6:05:00 AM
Thank you Eve! :) xomo!
Date: 5/23/2018 4:31:00 PM
Never give up... pain is gain!
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Date: 5/24/2018 6:05:00 AM
No pain no gain, always reminds me of hair and makeup lol ;)
Date: 5/23/2018 1:29:00 PM
Wow! An encouraging write!
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Date: 5/24/2018 6:04:00 AM
Thank you Kim :) xomo!!
Date: 5/22/2018 9:09:00 PM
Wonderfully powerful write, and so much truth and power within ... I haven't written for this, perhaps because life is a series of these steps for me - each day a new challenge to stay status quo. Excellent write, Ms McGreavey! :-)
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Date: 5/22/2018 9:27:00 PM
Ah yes, one foot set gingerly in front of the other, consciously always, I can relate. I imagine you'll have something by sun up. <3 thank you!! xomo
Date: 5/22/2018 3:05:00 PM
I love one succinct like this, which says SO much with so few lines. Fantastic.
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Date: 5/22/2018 8:59:00 PM
Thank you Andrea :) the wordsmith in me most appreciative xomo!!
Date: 5/22/2018 1:39:00 PM
How delightfully written and how true dearest, Maureen! Seer pleasure to read!
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Date: 5/22/2018 8:53:00 PM
Thank you Demetrios :) love and hugs xomo
Date: 5/22/2018 12:35:00 PM
- Maureen, ... with time ... you're completely ok again ... good luck X 2 :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 5/22/2018 8:51:00 PM
Thank you lovely :) indeed, this was 23 years ago, I had a full recovery xomo
Date: 5/22/2018 12:17:00 PM
When I was getting off opioids after my knee surgery I had the sweats and felt lethargic for three days. Great piece Mo
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Date: 5/22/2018 8:48:00 PM
EEF! I'm fortunate(?) enough not to remember any withdrawal symptoms, first couple weeks were pretty hazy with the head trauma ;) thank you! xomo
Date: 5/22/2018 9:10:00 AM
Well done Maureen! Good luck in the contest :)
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Date: 5/22/2018 11:38:00 AM
Thank you Heidi! :) xomo
Date: 5/22/2018 9:08:00 AM
great description of some of the symptoms of withdrawing - really like this one!
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Date: 5/22/2018 11:37:00 AM
Cool! It's amazing what a poem can do :) Thank you! Prompted to write about my first step taken after breaking much of my left side, bike vs 2 cars, I broke a lot... helmets work! ;) xomo!