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A Walk With My Son

Every Sunday, on the weekend day I have Tyler for the whole day, I’m usually too sick to do much of anything, let alone get outdoors with him. He winds up spending most of the day on the tablet and … Continue reading

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My Favorite Reads of the Year

I read about 150 books this year, which is easy to do if you love reading and are disabled! What follows are a few of my favorite reads of the year, and are not necessarily published in 2017: Susanna Owens … Continue reading

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Patty Duke: A Spokesperson for Bipolar Disorder

(Trigger Warning: Patty Duke had bipolar disorder. Some of her symptoms discussed in this post may be upsetting to some.) When I heard that Patty Duke died earlier this week at age 69 from sepsis of a ruptured intestine, I … Continue reading

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For My Son On His 6th Birthday

Dear Tyler, I am already tearing up as I write this because of how drastically our lives have changed.  You have been through so much this year.  My hospitalization for two weeks when you told daddy you forgot what I … Continue reading

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My Son, My Hope

September 10-16 is National Chronic Illness Awareness Week.  In my posts I hope to comfort those who are first experiencing chronic illness and those who continue to live a life in chronic pain and with chronic illness; as well as … Continue reading

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The Walking Dead

The Social Security Disability Doctors said it, some of my friends on Twitter are saying it, and my last psychiatrist was suspecting it; maybe I am indeed bipolar.  I thought the two extremes would have to come at the same … Continue reading

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For My Son on His 5th Birthday

Well, my darling, you have hit the “big 5!”  Today after school we will take you to Toys r Us to pick something out and we are going to have a cake, a small celebration, just the three of us, … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: You’re in the Army Now

(On my husbands laptop, again.  You know, the one where his possessive/quote key doesnt work?  Sigh.  I am hoping this is no big deal but it seems that MY computer will not take a charge.  I am trying not to … Continue reading

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A Personal Best: Calling 9-1-1 Twice in One Day

I think if I were a reader of this blog, I would start to wonder:  Is this stuff really happening to this woman?  This woman has got to be getting this life out of a book or just has SOME … Continue reading

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My So-Called Disability Hearing, Part I

First off, I am sorry that I have not been able to blog sooner.  The mere act of skipping a nap on Monday and packing Tyler and I s’ clothes, the drive to the hotel, etc. has left me extremely … Continue reading

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