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Not our normal Saturday church night

Well the day started out rather sucky. Steph had to get up early for her part time job, that for the next 6 weeks or so will be a second full time job. 1,156 more words

Reading Goal Achieved: 100 Books Read

When I set a goal for myself to read 100 books this year, I didn’t know if I would succeed. But ta da! With two months to spare, I reached my goal on Sunday. 932 more words

The Great Peppermint Patch Disaster

Developing trust, hope and new skills

Our mint grew along the property line between us and a lot recently purchased by the college.  The peppermint and spearmint patch furnished us fresh leaves for cool drinks in the summer and dried leaves for hot tea in winter. 745 more words

Personal Experience

Hand-In-Hand, We Fight On

I have been wanting to post a new Ménière’s disease video for sometime, however, the pure nature of this beast has prevented my making the next video in the series. 590 more words

DL Bach

My New Normal: Meniere's Disease

Even though Chronic Pain Awareness Month is over, this week I officially received a new chronic disease diagnosis:  Meniere’s disease. I’m aware-ing ya’ll again of another chronic disease and of my new normal. 792 more words

I can't stand up

I’ve just been diagnosed with Meniere’s Disease… At least that’s what they think it is.

Also known as IDIOPATHIC ENDOLYMPHATIC HYDROPS.

Apparently this is a “condition of increased hydraulic pressure within the inner ear endolymphatic system… Excess pressure accumulation in the endolymph can cause a tetrad of symptoms: 1) fluctuating hearing loss 2) occasional episodic vertigo (usually a spinning sensation, sometimes violent) 3) tinnitus or ringing in the ears (usually low-tone roaring) and 4) aural fullness (e.g. 1,098 more words

General Info

Walk4Hearing

The Hearing Loss Association of America‘s Walk4Hearing in North Carolina is coming up soon on October 15th, and I’ll be walking. (fates willing)

Did you know that approximately 48 million people in the United States have a hearing loss? 487 more words

Chronic Illness