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Hope

It has been almost two weeks since my bilateral mastectomy, and I’m surprised to admit this even to myself, but I feel blessed. Don’t get me wrong, my muscles ache as though there’s a vice grip around my chest, severed … Continue reading

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Straight Paths

Recently, my mom’s Dementia took a pretty bad turn. Two Fridays ago, I came home to discover that my mom was in a foul mood and was accusing the neighbor kid from next door of lying to her. Really, it … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

Two days to Christmas, and I feel great. I’m caught up on rest, and my latest flare seems to be over. My test results came back and although my sed rate was at 38 which is more than twice what … Continue reading

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Embracing Today

The holidays are a difficult part of the year for many people. The days are getting longer and the leaves are fading and falling. We’re reminded of those we love who are not with us anymore. In September, my brother … Continue reading

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Perfection in Weakness

Has your skin ever hurt? I’m not talking about getting stung or having an allergic reaction. I’m talking about your skin hurting when something touches it or presses against it. I have this some days with Dermatomyositis, and I believe this … Continue reading

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Fear is the Mind Killer

I know what you’re thinking…she lifted the title of this blog post out of Dune. Why yes, I did, so sue me. It happens to be true, so I’m going to use it. I realized yesterday that I’ve become paralyzed by … Continue reading

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Welling Up

The holidays are always an emotional time for me, but they are more so for me this year. At the end of November, my  husband lost his brother who died rather suddenly and left behind a wife and two teenagers. … Continue reading

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