Writing Heals
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Writing Heals

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Exactly Half

The effects from a stroke usually last forever. It’s been 21 years since I woke up paralyzed on the left side of my body when I was pregnant.

Spoiler alert: the baby turns 21 this April.

Following brain surgery to clean up the hemorrhage that would have killed me if left untreated, the entire left side of…

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This publication was created as a place for writers to share stories about writing as a healing practice. Writing has proven to help heal the mind/body and spirit. We accept submissions from writers who focus on the importance of writing in their lives.

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Victoria Ponte

Writing to share wonder, gratitude and a sense of humor. Poetry, life lessons, survivor. Buy me a coffee: https://ko-fi.com/victoriaponte