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May 26, 2018

There are many things that I expected with turning 40. I have this one prominent gray hair that is on the left side of my hair line as well as few others that have joined it. I have a few fine lines and one deep laugh line from good fun and happy living. I don't have A...

May 21, 2018

While I was in the midst of my illness and had no answers, a dear friend of mine point out that my symptoms would get worse in the summer. I thought back and on the last couple of years and realized that I noticed that I missed almost the entire summer season each year...

May 19, 2018

One thing that I've learned in the last few years dealing with my various chronic illnesses is to work smarter, not harder. For me that means that I have to make better decisions and use my resources to get things done. You may have already read about my Ikea experienc...

May 16, 2018

Growing up, I was often tired and took frequent naps because I was anemic. My dad would always ask if I had my nap for the day. I built that in because I would run out of steam without them. Oh how things have changed! I have to plan everything and weigh out the physic...

May 11, 2018

Like most people, I watched Peter Pan as a child and dreamed of Neverland. I am particularly fond of the 1953 cartoon version. The idea of never growing up is one that is pure fantasy. I bring to mind Michael Jackson's Neverland Ranch and the entire atmosphere. Unfortu...

May 7, 2018

As a parent, we all can relate to just seeing our child barely talking or trying to take their first step. Then the next thing we know, they are getting dressed on their own, then they are eye level and on the cusp of being grown. My son just started High School, I thi...

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