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"And all I really want is deliverance" ~ Alanis Morissette

Plugging away at monkey work, typing up a veterans benefits letter for a widow whose husband, my age, died of cancer. Coincidentally he was born and died on the same day. 239 more words

2 Year Anniversary of Crohn’s Diagnosis Day | It Could Be Worse Blog

It’s been 2 years!

I believe in celebrating milestones, whether good or bad, and today marks my 2-year anniversary of my Crohn’s disease diagnosis. I was given a gift, a curse, a problem but no cure. 700 more words

Crohn's Disease

Neighbor finds veteran starving, lying in his own waste

A Mecklenburg County man said he was not prepared for what he saw the day he approached a neighbor’s home.

Chris Thomas called it a sad story that he just cannot get out of his head. 768 more words


Life: 6 Months Out


Sounds amazing right? All this guaranteed talk look great but one thing, nothing is guaranteed. That was a lesson quickly learned as the hunt is still on.

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Gourmet, Iraq & Souvlaki

Several years ago I stopped watching food television. No more Julia Child and Jacques Pepin on PBS, no more Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives on Food Network. 612 more words

Time to get back at it

Over the last 6 months, I have continued struggling with my own demons. During that time I have felt sorry for myself, isolated myself so I could complain I felt alone. 629 more words