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Giving All of Me

My life has been a series of ups and downs, but to no fault of my own. I am a young woman who over the course of 34 years have been overcome with not just one chronic illness, but three (Epilepsy, Lupus and Diabetes). 325 more words

A Day, A Night, A Week, A Month (A Lupus Diagnosis Story)

It is very blue here; blue paintings on blue walls, blue cushions on the chairs, cheap, blue-flecked carpet. Even the young man next to me is wearing a blue t-shirt. 3,300 more words


Please Believe Me

This past week I had the pleasure of a hospital stay due to my latest acute pancreatitis attack. From zero to warp speed I went from a nice afternoon of fixing my lawn mower to laying in the fetal position in my bed. 703 more words


Laundered Sheets

Freshly laundered sheets make all the difference in the world when you are feeling under the weather of worse than just under the weather.

I’m not sure why, but fresh, clean sheets just make things more comfortable and soothing. 207 more words

Surely if I Threw Myself to the Wind (August 24, 2012)

I’ve heard it’s all happening at the zoo. The perfect day: sun, breeze, the warm and raw scent of creatures; the shrill cries of spoiled children with their sticky ice-cream faces. 1,711 more words