Joe Beernink

Monthly Archives: December 2012

I watched less TV in November than I did in any month of 2012, except for January, before I started tracking these kind of stats. That’s a very good thing: a) It means I’m recovering from GBS, and b) it means I’m busy writing and reading more. I think I actually cut back a bit too much over the last couple of weeks, and overdid the writing and reading a bit. I… Read More

Ten months ago, I was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre Syndrome. Today, while I am still dealing with some lingering effects, I can say I am a lot closer to being 100% recovered than at any time since the diagnosis. Still, I’m not at 100%… probably 75%—which means I can do the basics around the house, but walking any distance is still not recommended, and doing physical things like yard maintenance or hanging Christmas… Read More