My Cracked Skull and My Sympathy for Paul Pelosi

Trust me, it isn’t easy to recover from skull surgery

Less than three months ago, I had surgery to remove a benign tumor from my brain. The procedure was done to take the growth off of two of my cranial nerves. It was successful by every measure, so I consider myself very lucky.



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Karen Shiebler

A Mother, a grandmother, a progressive voter. I write because it’s getting harder to march and because words are my only weapon. I blog at