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Constant Battle….

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The Seam On My Jeans

I’ve worn jeans for about 45 years. Big fan of jeans. Love the comfort, the look….pretty much have always loved wearing jeans. Never had any problems with them. I mean what problems could a person have with wearing jeans?? I’ve … Continue reading

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Rainy Days and the Fifties….

Those of us with chronic pain all have those particular days when the weather really affects us. Today is one of those days for me. I have multiple chronic illnesses that cause pain in my body. Today, the fibromyalgia and … Continue reading

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The Monster Within….

Today…. Today, when I opened my eyes, you were there to greet me. You were creeping slowly through my tissue, my sinews, my bones. As I opened my eyes to another day, you were there to greet me with your … 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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One Last Thing… and The Power of Anger

This weekend marks the 5th week of this latest flare up. I have been “down” for 5 weeks with my severe, chronic plantar fasciitis & tendinitis in my feet.  I also have fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis but they were not the … Continue reading

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