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Limitations, Perspective, Blah Blah Blah

After writing my last blog, I called up a sounding board to process it further.  I came to a few very important, and perspective shifting realizations that I want to share you. 392 more words

Life With PLS

Greatest Strength

Some days, some weeks, and some months we lose sight of our strengths because we are mighty busy focusing on the limitations and weaknesses.

The other day was one such day and the other week was one such week. 55 more words

Life With PLS

It's Invisible Illness Awareness Week!

Dearest heart sisters,

If you live with an invisible illness (as almost all heart patients do), this is your week, no matter what your diagnosis.  I encourage you to visit the… 315 more words

Living With Heart Disease

Mud, a llama and the inevitable 'shouting'


Escalante, UT

In all honesty.. It has become embarrassing for me to write publicly over the past few weeks (hence the pause in my blog posts). 1,929 more words

Biotoxin Illness

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