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My Life In Stitches: In Which I Chronicle Trips to the ER

1981: I am four and “helping” my dad in the back yard. “Helping” means playing Tarzan with the stakes and ties holding up his tomato plants. 1,413 more words

We’re home, but...

…there are more curve balls.

Overall, Sam is doing good. We are both happy to be home. There was a day when the hospital felt like home to Sam and almost for me, but that feels like a very long time ago. 238 more words


Lord, I Will Trust In You

I will follow You
Wherever You go
I will trust in You, LORD
No matter what lies ahead

When the road seems long
And the night feels weary… 484 more words


Horrible ER Experience

Yesterday was kind of hellish. My migraines were worsening and I had already reached my limit of medicine I’m supposed to take in a week for them, so I ended up going to the ER. 244 more words

Mental & Physical Health

Curve Balls...

…are a constant when it comes to Sam.

We are now less than two weeks away from surgery.

He’s been having some rough days off and on. 353 more words


my trip to the hospital

My last Facebook post featured light-heartedly a photo of Poison Ivy played by Uma Thurman in the 1997 movie, Batman and Robin, as I shared that not only did I have what I thought was poison ivy that started as a patch on my leg, but it had taken on a life of its own transforming into a painful, itchy rash all over my body. 4,704 more words

Having An Allergic Reaction

As Bad as It Seems

My dear mother, rest her soul, used to say, “Susie, it’s never as bad as it seems.” (This in conjunction with “Susie, everyone’s just doing the best that they can.”) News flash, mom, gone these 47 years: Sometimes it is as bad as it seems and everyone’s not doing the best that they can. 1,554 more words