Category Archives: Weather Changes

The Bite of Winter’s Blast….

The bite of winter crawls forward, moving slowly, so slowly over the surface of the earth…. sharp and stinging bitter and blue. It shocks and stuns as it moves from the north dipping down slowly…. slowly through the night across … Continue reading

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Temperature’s Dropping Again…

And here we go again, folks. That predictable unpredictable-ness of January in the midwest. Once again we are experiencing a drastic temperature drop here in Illinois, from near 50 degrees yesterday to a bone chilling low of 22 degrees tonight, … Continue reading

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Bringing Things Up To Date….

In another attempt, once again, to jump start my writing….I am coming to WordPress with some random stuff from the past weeks, to bring things up to speed with where I’ve been and what I’ve been up to. I want … Continue reading

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Picture This…..

Okay, picture this.  It’s minus 2 degrees right now outside, yes that’s right….2 below zero. And I have had three lovely hot flashes tonight so far.  Sitting here with my top thrown off, sweating (!!!) like I just ran a … Continue reading

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How Can It Be?

How can this body contain such incredible agony and how can I keep from crying out loud when it hits me so hard… The stunning agony the intensity and the flames of fire consume me whole, body and soul. ********************************** … Continue reading

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“Pain Matters” Documentary: the Burdens of Living with Chronic Pain

***A REMINDER ~ THIS SHOW WILL BE BROADCAST IN 3 DAYS ~ DON’T MISS IT IF YOU HAVE CHRONIC PAIN!!*** Thank you to EDS Info (Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Blog for the original post!

Posted in Arthritis, Challenges, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Diagnosis, Endometriosis, Fibromyalgia, Focus, Health, Hyper-Sensitivity, Life Journey, Life Path, Medical Community, Medication, Narcotics, Osteoarthritis, Pain Medication, Pain Scale, Plantar Fasciitis, Recognition, Sensory Overload, Sharing, Side Effects, Stigma, Temperature Changes, Tendinitis, Weather Changes | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

The Autoimmune Disease Parade That Is My Life….

I just saw a new-to-me rheumatology nurse practitioner on Friday.  During the appointment she took about an hour to ask questions, examine me and discuss my life with me. I told her in a nutshell about all the diseases I … Continue reading

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