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Follow-ups at the PCP and Pulmonologist

I had been out of the hospital for two weeks when I went to see my pulmonologist. I was still on the oxygen. A technician took me off the oxygen at my appointment and we waited for a few minutes … Continue reading

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A Hospital Stay

It’s been a long while since  I was hospitalized for something other than my mental health. In late February Tyler was just getting over an earache when I started to have earaches and a sore throat. After putting it off … Continue reading

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Book Reviews!

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt #3. Book Reviews! It’s been ten years since Abby Williams escaped her small town roots. Now, as an environmental lawyer she comes back to Barrens, IN to investigate a complaint about the town’s … Continue reading

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Falling For Him

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt 6. Write about a time you fell down. When I saw this prompt only one famous fall came to mind. My boyfriend and I were at a bar so there must have been … Continue reading

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An Intimate Evening

I have been given this product as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although the product was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the … 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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More Trouble for Tyler

Thankfully Tyler is on winter break and if anyone deserves the time off it’s him. There have been more incidents of bullying and a couple of times of Tyler expressing the wish to kill himself. One that sticks in mind … Continue reading

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So Someone Beat Up My Kid

Yesterday I got a call from school telling me to pick Tyler up because he was beaten up on the playground. We’ve had a rough month with him. The first event was that some girls beat him up after he … Continue reading

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Gluten-Free: One Year Anniversary

When I found out from my doctor that I had Celiac disease I shocked him by being really happy!  I had been sick for well over a year, too nauseated to function on most days. After test after test, including … Continue reading

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It Only Takes One

October 10th was World Mental Health Day and no surprise, I was too depressed to write anything inspiring about it. But the next day I received an email from someone who reminded me that one conversation, one honest way of … Continue reading

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