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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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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Left In… Out?

Sometimes health issues just cause you to have to be left out, or feel left out.  Currently, my family is going on a hike in a high altitude area, and I can't go due to my Multiple Sclerosis.  I would never hold them back, but part of me longs to just scream, "IT'S NOT FAIR!!," …

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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...