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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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Playing the Guinea Pig

I went to the rheumatologist yesterday for my regularly scheduled three month visit. I didn’t increase my steroids above 5 mg. this week even though my joints, muscle, and skin were inflamed. The doctor was surprised to see how inflamed … Continue reading

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Wearing Mortality

I came across the following quote today from page 179 of A Guide to Prayer for All Who Walk with God by Rueben P. Job, Norman Shawchuck, and John S. Mogabgab: “We are born and we shall all die. The person who … Continue reading

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On the Road to Wellness

It’s been such a long time since I’ve written, but so much has happened, and I needed some time to myself before I could express my thoughts in writing. In February, my mother, who had lived with me and my … Continue reading

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Blessed

Wow, it’s been a long time since I last posted anything on here. The time leading up to the holidays is always a busy time for me since I have so many friends, co-workers, and family and since my mom … Continue reading

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Decisions

I’m at a critical point right now. My doctor wants me to start the IV IG treatments again the day before Thanksgiving, and I told her that I was OK with that, but now I’m having second thoughts. I just … Continue reading

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The Roller Coaster

Well, I’m definitely feeling better now that I’m on an elevated amount of  prednisone (except for already gaining three pounds and feeling a bit moody that is). I’ve even cut myself down to 20mg. This weekend, I did some baking, … Continue reading

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