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July 3, 2018


In my previous post of NCS and me, I talked about the onset of my symptoms and the journey through wondering if I was going to die and even just figuring out what these new symptoms were. They were debilitating and came on suddenly and left just the same. I left...

July 2, 2018

If I have a choice, I would like to live in a place where it was fall weather all year round. The season has it's warm days with cool evenings. The air is crisp and clean and I could choose to wear a jacket or not. It is my favorite season by far! However, I happen to...

June 25, 2018

Starting this blog was a big step for me because I wanted to share my experiences with Dysautonomia and other chronic illness issues. My posts could be very lengthy but I really didn't write your heads off but this one might be a long one. It is an introduction to my j...

June 15, 2018

I've tried to keep up with two posts a week but this week has been crazy. I don't even have a nice lead in to bring you up to the main feature. I am recovering from a car accident that happened on Wednesday on a major highway in my area. The person caused three of us t...

June 5, 2018

Growing up I was a serious tomboy. I didn't like playing with Barbies or other girly things, though I did like my Cabbage Patch Doll name Lisa Ann. I requested Transformers, Voltron (had to be the lions not the cars) and GI Joes, specifically Snake Eyes. I distinctly r...

June 3, 2018

I was going to get a Costco sheet cake for my son's graduation because it was easy and a crowd favorite. That was until I happened upon Brittany Krok and her cupcakes at a local event in Maryland. I didn't know what to expect because though they looked scrumptious, I'v...

June 2, 2018

Graduation is over, the family has gone back to their respective places of the country and now there is quiet. I miss them already. In my last post, Acne at 40 I lamented about my continued struggle with acne well beyond my teens. During the commotion of celebrating my...

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...

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