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Life is Twisty-Turny

I find day-to-day life rather entertaining.  It is very twisty-turny in the way that one situation leads into another.  It is twisty-turny in how interactions with one person influence interactions with the next, and it certainly doesn’t stop its twisty-turny nature there. 346 more words

Moving Forward

This life...

So after a long break I’ve decided to start writing again. I don’t know for how long I will do this, but I felt like doing it today. 123 more words


The diagnosis.

I am defining the terms of this fight,

my love,

I call them out from the sidelines – write them on your arms,

carve them on your heart: 119 more words

About life

This week’s been a week that I reflect the most about life.

Life passes you by just like that. What if you don’t wake up the next day? 142 more words

Quotes And Life

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