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Another Year Gone

With tomorrow being another Hatch Day for me, it forces me to think about this past year… The past two years have been quite turbulent for me… My world has been turned upside down… The one thing that I thought I could rely on until the end of my days declared war on me… There isn’t anything or anyone to blame, it just is… And I’ve learned to accept it… I may not always LIKE it, but I accept it… My illness and my aneurism have forced me to have limitations, which I’ve never had to deal with before… It’s forced me to live with little to no money, multiple medications every day, a severe change in my foods, curtailed my travel to nothing but home, work, Dr’s appts, and the grocery store and a complete lack of trust of what I can and can no longer do… 377 more words

Ulcerative Colitis


At one diabetes forum, a Type 2 diabetic in his late 20s recently asked whether Type 2 diabetes reduces his life expectancy. This is a valid question, especially coming from a young person with a full life ahead of him. 756 more words

Type 2 Diabetes

Ciao, ciao... Mamma Mia... Pizza and Mi Amore.

Ciao ciao, people! I am back from my latest Italian adventure. It was lovely. I’ve expanded ever so slightly from all the food and wine intake, but it was a great trip to some of my favorite places in Tuscany, Umbria, and Rome. 944 more words

Survivors SPEAK OUT! . . . . . . . . Kevin Middleton

SPEAK OUT! – Kevin Middleton


Donna O’Donnell Figurski

1. What is your name? (last name optional)

Kevin Middleton

2. Where do you live? (city and/or state and/or country) Email (optional) 797 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

Report: Ecstasy Leads To Rare Aneurysm In College Student

MIAMI (CBS Tampa) – A Florida teenager is lucky to be alive after being diagnosed with a posterior spinal arterial (PSA) aneurysm after taking the drug ecstasy, … 266 more words


D A Y U M...

In the emergency room a few years ago, they said, “You probably have an aneurysm.”  

I remember – a sigh – I think it was me who did that. 73 more words

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