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Dealing With Pain By Enjoying The Christmas Season

Tonight (haha I guess it’s today now, I really need to be going to bed earlier, but pain is keeping me awake) marks one month of having a really intense and loooonnngg bout of acute pancreatitis on top of my normal chronic pancreatitis.   698 more words

Biliary Disease

Harvesting Hope

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” – … 825 more words

Mind Over Medicine

Handling the Holidays

Christmas is one of the most magical times of the year, and definitely my favorite season. What’s not to love? It’s full of family you haven’t seen in too long, friends from all around, an abundance of delicious cookies, and most of all, this magical feeling that everything is just simply perfect. 389 more words

Chronic Illness


I’m Katie & I’ve finally decided to live my life the way I want to live it. (see also: stop waiting)

I know Change is a slow process. 45 more words

New Blog

Life Happens

I just wrote a long post about feeling like I’m not being “Pagan Enough” essentially. It’s not really about living up to other peoples standards, it’s about living up to my own. 247 more words

General Paganism

You Wouldn't Even Know We're Pagan

Soooo…I’ve got a Sabbat coming up in a couple of days. I’m running low on candles and incense and I’m out of a few candle colors that I really “should” have. 1,164 more words

General Paganism

Feeble Arms, Weak Knees

No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.  

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