Just keep swimming…

I used to be a competitive swimmer, I swam everyday and I just loved swimming.  In college, after a drunken weekend at a football game, I broke my wrist (being young & dumb) and my swimming days were over.  Fast-forward to yesterday, Monday, September 17, Diane brought up that she was going to go to the …

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29 Gifts

Recently, I read a book that has changed my life in so many positive ways, it is called, "29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change your Life."  As I read this memoir, by Cami Walker, I was moved in more ways than I can even begin to tell you.  The similarities between Cami …

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What do you do?

Labor Day has gotten me thinking back to the days when I had a "conventional" day job. Back to when I used to work 40, 50, 60+ hours a week and LOVED it!  I LOVED my job to say the least!  I truly was one of those people that was so proud of who and …

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Spoon Deficient

Spoonie, a word that most are probably not familiar with, I have become all too familiar with since my diagnosis.  A spoonie is someone with an autoimmune condition who is practicing a constant balancing act.  Let me explain further... The story gets tweaked a bit depending on who you asked, but the core pretty much …

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Believing the impossible…

Before I ever thought I could get started back on my creative path, my family was urging me to get going.  So, I thought it was only sensible to introduce my immediate support squad...