Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

My First Cochlear Implant Surgery: The Untold Story

by Trish Hubschman Long island, October 21, 2002. The day was finally here. I was going to have cochlear implant surgery. I’d overcome so many hurdles to get …

Speak Life

by Butterfly Thomas A couple of weeks ago, I was feeling deeply discouraged. I started ruminating on many times people who were supposed to encourage me, …

And Then There Was the Loving

by Patty L. Fletcher On September 24, 2020, life as I knew it changed irrevocably. The death of my beloved Campbell left a jagged hole in the very fabric of my …

5 Tips to Live a Balanced Healthy Life

by Neer Tiwari This is the wish of every individual that he/she wants to live a healthy and amazing life. Some people want to gain weight and lose weight, some …

Over The Counter (OTC) Hearing Aids – What You Need to Know

by Dr. Renee Flanagan If you suffer from hearing loss, the only solution at the moment is to have a pair of FDA regulated hearing aids fitted by an Audiologist …

Competing with a Friend’s Addiction: When Enough is Finally Enough

by Patty L. Fletcher Not long ago, I read the astrological forecast of a dear friend. The prediction stated that he was the type of person who gave off mixed …

I’m a Mother Too

by K.D. DeFehr I’m a mother now too, although our little one’s story will never unfold. I’m a mother now too, only with just the ghost of a happy memory, …

9/11 The Horror Story

by Trish Hubschman That morning started out like any other. I rolled out of bed and went to work. I clocked in on my computer at eight. Before digging into the …

Eye for an Eye

by Jo Elizabeth Pinto On February 25, 2021, I had both of my eyes surgically removed. Since I’ve been blind all my life, the operation wasn’t quite …


by Steve Persaud And the bloodletting never stops, cast in some form of mathematical anomaly. When I add, I find myself subtracting, and my thoughts are …

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