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Constant Battle….

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Coming Back To Writing ~ Catching Up

I’ve been away from here for about a year. Things were just too intense to think about writing. But I’m going to give it another try. I think writing might be therapeutic and give me an outlet for all my … Continue reading

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My Left Thumb……

My left thumb looks just fine except for maybe that lumpy, bumpy knuckle there. Two months ago something happened, not sure what and now my lovely thumb won’t let me use it without sudden and extreme pain. I wear my … Continue reading

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The Bathroom Floor Incident….

So my husband and I own this house. It’s an old house with lots of character. It has lots of original wooden trim, hardwood floors, arched doorways, a cool old alcove. Its a great old house. But since it’s just … Continue reading

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Quaker Granola Bars and Seven Pounds…..

Yep. Seven pounds. I have gained SEVEN pounds since this flare up started exactly 5 weeks ago. I have been knocked down on my ass due to severe, chronic foot pain. It has been a long road and a hard … Continue reading

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Today I Am Grateful For……

Today I am grateful for Internet Shopping. This is such a blessing for those of us with disabilities or chronic illnesses/pain that do not allow us to go out and actively shop outside of our own four walls. I love … Continue reading

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30 THINGS ABOUT MY INVISIBLE ILLNESS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

I’m a little late with this list, as Invisible Illness Awareness Week ended on Sunday. But I thought I’d still go ahead and fill it out, just for the heck of it. Here goes: 1. The illnesses I live with … Continue reading

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