Living Into: A Little Place Called Visual Vertigo

Our first reaction to a medical diagnosis is usually violent. We talk about fighting against the condition, disease, or symptom. When our condition is cured or goes into remission or when surgery and therapy restore us to pre-injury health, we call ourselves survivors. When we don't make it, we say we lost the battle. It's natural. In most cases, it's a healthy motivation to work our recovery. In most cases. In others, we learn to disengage from the battle, to let go our quest for victory, and to live into our condition, instead.

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