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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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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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Ice Packs

Today I am grateful that I have several ice packs in the freezer for my feet. So far, these are the most effective and immediate pain relievers/distractors in my arsenal.   When I can’t take the excruciating burning torture (severe and … Continue reading

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The Last Vacation of the Year

My husband is a lucky man. He has a good job driving a truck and has the good fortune to drive local so he gets to come home every night. It did not used to be that way. He used … Continue reading

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The Broken Appointment

We have a scheduled renovation of our kitchen floor coming up in one week. This is something I have waited for for many years. Our existing, very old kitchen floor looks like crap, and finally…finally we got enough money together … Continue reading

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Prednisone, Feet, and Chronic versus Acute Pain

Well, I saw a new doc a couple days ago and he put me on prednisone for my severely inflamed feet. He confirmed that he believed it is a bad case of plantar fasciitis (10 year duration) that has worked … Continue reading

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