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What it's like

The past few days have been especially difficult, dystonic spasms, tics, awful pain, and poor cognitive function.  I’ve been cranky and others around me have not been particularly patient either.   111 more words

arl goes paleo #7: i made it.

My 30 days on the Paleo diet officially ended yesterday, and I can’t believe how fast it went. It feels like just yesterday I was… 698 more words

Party, Party

This has been the week for parties, celebrating significant milestones. Thursday night we celebrated 30 years since Dad adopted my siblings and I. Our Daddy had passed away, and our mother remarried, and this new husband (who loved us children dearly) wanted us to have the same last name of our mother and so went through the adoption process to make it legal. 672 more words

Learning to chill

I know it has been a long time and the last time I did write I was in hospital well I learned a lot of interesting things about me and some of my problems. 164 more words


In the Waiting Room

Standing in Faith for Divine Restoration

I’m in the waiting room. It is the same room where Job wrestled with himself and God. This waiting room is a spiritual area where an afflicted and suffering child of God straddles , (and struggles with) the blurred line of complete faith and trepidatious pain. 649 more words


arl goes paleo #6: i ran.

So, I did what I said I wasn’t going to do: try to run while doing this Paleo diet. I couldn’t help myself! I like quick results. 489 more words

April 10, 2014

Train has left the station…

Bags are packed, the same outfit I have worn to every surgery is ready and I am calm.  This surgery has felt a little different for me since I have had to see a deterioration in myself – a decline physically and mentally which produced an emotional result :( 178 more words