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Simplicity, Self-Care and Ruby

Ms. Ruby has arrived into the household of Duke and The Tawny!

While the dynamics are quite different from those between Duke and Amore, it has been a relatively challenge-filled weekend for me.  502 more words

Living With Illness

The (Lion) King & I

“Looks like the winds are changing.”

“Ahh.. Change is good.”

“Yeah, but it isn’t easy. I know what I have to do, but…”
— The Lion King… 673 more words


9 Valuable Lessons Gained From Chronic Illness

Our advocate Lana shares nine valuable lessons that have shaped her life over the last six years.

Going into my sixth year living with a chronic illness, I consider myself experienced in meeting the challenges imposed by chronic illness. 183 more words

Living With Chronic Illness

Hope without a reference (For Heather, my love)

Almost two weeks ago today, at 9pm PST I was dancing in the desert alone with my headphones on. I was looking up at the sky and experiencing (possibly) one of the most blissful moments of my entire life. 2,012 more words

Biotoxin Illness

EF FIBRO !!!!!

To all my fellow Fibromite’s out there in Fibro Land, you know the familiar saying………. ‘I Overdid It Today’??   Well, ‘I Overdid It Today’, both yesterday AND today so I am going down the Fibro Vortex to pay the price in spades tomorrow, which is now today, LOL!!   584 more words

Guest Post: The Importance of Keeping Active as you Age

Just as it is important to keep learning throughout our lifetime, it is important to stay in shape and stay mobile. Just as you spend your evenings reading or doing a crossword, one should remember the importance of walking or riding a bike. 560 more words

Living With Chronic Illness

Greater than the SUM

I have been hesitant to write for a couple of reasons over the past few days:

One being- My ‘oh so optimistic outlook’ has been quite diminished on somewhat of a daily basis, and there is a part of me that really wanted to believe (and also show the world) that it is possible to ‘thrive’ at all times through this situation. 2,000 more words

Biotoxin Illness