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A new chapter begins

Today starts a new chapter in my life and for my new service dog Zeva.  Now that Zeva’s former mommy has passed, it is time to train her for my specific needs.  489 more words


Goodbye dear friend

My sweet friend’s battle with cancer ended last night.  Today she is dancing in heaven without pain or worry.  Pam was a fighter.  From the beginning she defied every time limit that her doctors gave her.  301 more words

Disability And Me


This morning I met one of my best friends for “coffee”. We try to have a coffee date about once a month to catch up on life. 372 more words

Millefeuille: A powerful short film at The Electric Cinema

This article was originally published on the Mind & Skin website.

A measure of flour, a packet of butter and a spoonful of hope’ is the tagline of this stunning short film I had the pleasure of seeing last week. 528 more words


Daily battle

I have an autoimmune disease. I have had it since I was 7. Or maybe I’ve had it my entire life, who knows. The symptoms began when I was 7 with a small patch of “dry skin” on the side of my face.   1,281 more words

November 22nd 2015

Today was a much better day. Pain levels down to the 8-10 range. Still feeling pretty fragile and tire easily, joint and muscle pain flaring easily. 49 more words

Chronic Illness

Green light in EU for Novartis' Cosentyx

The European Commission (EC) has approved Novartis’ Cosentyx (secukinumab) for the treatment of people living with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) and psoriatic arthritis (PsA).

Novartis on Monday said this was the first new treatment advance for AS in 16 years since the development of the current standard of care, anti-tumor necrosis factor (anti-TNF) therapy. 327 more words