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When your legs can't run anymore, run with your heart.

Facing a disease that is, for the most part, out of my control is extremely frustrating. So when I was told there are things I  490 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Guilt is to the spirit, what pain is to the body.

The joint pain keeps me up at night and puts limits on my normally active lifestyle. The fatigue makes me want to just go to bed all day. 285 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis


The darkness that struggles behind the mesmerise, turmoil
Peering into the abyss, look at me, look away
Within the blue, the green, the maelstrom churns… 359 more words


Learning to cope with my new dinosaur...I mean autoimmune disease

I played college rugby, and was dubbed one of the most injury prone players on my team. Sprains, breaks, a concussion or 2, and hip surgery to relieve “excessive tightness” in my psoas tendon (I’m now convinced this was the first signs of ankylosing spondylitis effecting my body)- so after college when my whole body seemed to ache all the time I chalked it up to beating myself up in a full contact sport for four years. 581 more words

Ankylosing Spondylitis


Today may be just another Monday to most of you, getting ready to go to work, or vacation or maybe just tending to chores and responsibilities. 162 more words

The Life And Times Of An Insignificant Being

Why am' I writing this?

All my life I have always had a passion for writing. There was always something that held me back from sharing my passion lack of confidence, lack of schooling, and disbelief that I truly had real talent. 545 more words

Challenges Of Everyday Life

Life Revolves

Sherry Esvelt once said, “We live life in decades.  We do something ten years and then we start a new interest.”  So, life must be a revolving door through which we go. 470 more words