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From the beginning until now

Well where do I being? It’s a long story from the beginning to where I am now. When I was at school my whole class were friends, but one day they told one of my best friends they didn’t want to be friends anymore. 2,030 more words

Chronically Ill

Is everybody 'normal?' Is anybody 'normal?'


I often think back to the first 18 years of my son’s life when he was perceived as being the same as everybody else. Then, when things started to change, there were many people called him… 110 more words


Lets talk about mental illness ...

PLEASE find it in your hearts to donate money toward research on mental illness. Relatives of people with mental illnesses are starting to lobby their governments for more money for treatments and research. 95 more words


Taking Charge

I have Restless Leg Syndrome and sleep apnea, both of which are considered “invisible illnesses”.  In other words, you don’t look ill to others; there are no tell-tale signs like cancer baldness, difficulty walking or moving, or any true outward signs.  550 more words

Health Issues

Xunnie's Adventures in Brain Tumor

(Good Lord, has it really been a month since I published a blog??!!)

Yesterday was my follow up with my neurosurgeon and my oncologist in Georgetown. 622 more words

Life And Other Insanity


Insufficient  consideration is given to people with handicaps. Car manufacturers advertise cars with large baggage compartments for wheelchairs, yet, very often folded wheelchairs do not fit in. 323 more words

Senior Citizens

What is your pain level?

Ever since I developed fibromyalgia, I constantly have to answer this question. On a scale of 1 to 10, what is your pain today?

This question always bugs me because my pain tolerance is most likely different from others. 290 more words