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Part 2: Lost & Found Faith

If you read my last post, I’m sure by now you’ve done your research on the foreign word I dropped on you right at the end — dermatomyositis (again, I’ll sound it out: dur-mat-oh-my-oh-sigh-tis).  436 more words

Self Discovery

I Don't Look Like What I've Been Through (Part 1)

Aside from overindulging in a ‘healthy’ assortment of delicious, artery-clogging food, I spent my entire Thanksgiving fellowshipping with loved ones and reflecting on how truly blessed I am. 346 more words

Self Esteem


For me, October and November still echo with the anniversary of my ill health.

Perhaps after three years that shouldn’t be the case, but “shouldn’t” doesn’t change emotions. 322 more words


Chemo Brain...the Likely Culprit.

I just wanted to update you quickly after my appointment with my neurologist yesterday. While it’s quite cathartic to write humorous posts to deal with difficult situations, I felt I needed to stop being the clown and remove the mask. 433 more words