Jennie Carr

I’m a 30 year old mom of two, who had emergency brain surgery while six months pregnant two years ago. My writing allows me to share my journey of recovery, acceptance and self-discovery. 

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At Least It’s Not Cancer
8 days ago
I still remember the feeling. It's a punch-you-in-the-stomach, going-to-spew-my-breakfast feeling. Well, it's a lot more than that and something that is hard to describe. You are living your life, and...
15 Things They Don’t Tell You About Brain Surgery
13 days ago
Warning: adult language ahead (you are allowed to swear when you've had brain surgery). Nobody tells you what it’s like to have brain surgery. I mean, why would they? Nobody expects to have brain surg...
Living with Homonymous Hemianopia
18 days ago
I have homonymous hemianopsia, which means I have visual field loss on the same side of both eyes. I feel like there are a lot of assumptions or opinions surrounding my disability, maybe by people I k...