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The Art of Letting Go

So it goes.

The past 5 or so years of life have been very enlightening for me. Tragedy and heartache can do that, illness can do that, the amazing and effervescent gift of life and love can do that, life it seems…does that. 416 more words

Navigating The World With Food Allergies

My Second Life: the Miracle of a Kidney Transplant

In September 1992 I died, leaving behind a young wife and a 3 month old daughter. Or I would have. I was 35 years old, we lived in Hilo, and hurricane Iniki was bearing down on the Hawaiian Islands, destination uncertain. 846 more words


Family Visit: Thankful Thoughts- Week 6

I spend a lot of time alone. My illness limits my ability to get out of the house, which means that I am often home by myself. 409 more words

Symptom-land Remix

The whole gist of this blog is to share my journey with a chronic, progressive illness.  You will notice that I actually don’t spend a lot of time talking about the illness or my symptoms, however. 552 more words

Life With PLS

Chapter 35

As we all know, little over a year ago – just weeks before my 1st semester exams – I fell ill with the concussion I’m still dealing with. 200 more words


Being Present

My illness has taught me to soak in beautiful moments and to be grateful that I have so much goodness in my life. The 2014 holiday season was one of my favorite so far. 476 more words

Near-Missed Opportunity

Ruby’s first trip to the water on our dog walk reminded me of so many memories that Duke and Amore and I created when we first moved to Florida.  301 more words

Moving Forward