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3 Poems Accepted: Alaska Women Speak

Hi everyone!  Just got word that Alaska Women Speak has accepted 3 of my poems for their summer issue!  The theme for this issue is Lost (and found).  48 more words

Slight Injury, Elliptical Training

Distance, 3.17mi; Time, 40 min; pace, 12’36” min/mi; Ave BPM, 139; Steps, 5,716

Woke up Tuesday morning with intense pain in my right eye, fluid dripping out of my eye, high sensitivity to light, and reddish color in the eye. 265 more words


Ahoy, matey! ...and other pirate jokes

This week has been so full of turmoil. of endings and new beginnings and choices that my head feels as if it’s doing laps around the planet all by itself. 216 more words

Fort McMurray

I Don't Feel Strong Today

When I shared my first post about living with Uveitis on Facebook, my friends and family told me how strong I am for living and fighting through this. 283 more words


Anxiety Overload

With three weeks to go before leaving for University, Patty has developed inflammation in her eye (iritis). This is nothing to mess around with. Symptoms of Iritis include pain, sensitivity to light, blurred vision, etc. 465 more words


Am I Actually Winning This Time?

The week marks Week 4 of my Methotrexate (MTX) injections for Uveitis. I’m proud to say that this week was the first time that I did the injection completely by myself, on the first try, and without any tears. 180 more words