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Mid-life hair crisis!

07.30 – No minivan so we all pile into the Mini. After the usual choir drop off, younger child & I do the usual reading in the car, and then once I’d sent him up to his classroom I waited in the lobby for elder child so I could take him to his track meet. 813 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis

The Tooth That Broke The Camel's Back

Those who suffer from any type of chronic pain I am sure will understand my title all too well.

I chipped one of my molars a little while ago. 175 more words

Chronic Pain

Mystery bloom

I waded through the rivers of flowering tree information online, and I believe this is a crabapple. They’re small trees (at least right now!), only about 10 feet tall. 19 more words

Chronic Pain

Watch "Samoan mother with brittle bone disease struggles to look after her baby" on YouTube

This video touched me so deeply at every level.

I was petrified of holding Vic as a baby.  I was even more petrified of anyone else holding my baby.    287 more words

Terminal Illness

"You're My Best Friend"

I don’t talk enough about my best friend. This person has stuck by me through really tough times, has stood up to me when others just walked away, has encouraged me just to be myself and has had faith enough for us both when mine was weak. 598 more words


First Green

“Nature’s first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.” – Robert Frost, “Nothing Gold Can Stay”

Chronic Pain

... and so it continues.

Another bad night has led to another day lost to the evil virus. Sofa surfing & a trip to physio for an imaginary appointment that I swear was today – I was a week early! 36 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis