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Waking up sore

This entire week has been a struggle. I’ve woken up in pain every morning. My joints are ridiculously sore. I’m exhausted. But I refuse to give in. I think if people felt the way I feel every morning, they probably … Continue reading

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Taking things one day at a time

  “When I say it’s you I like, I’m talking about that part of you that knows that life is far more than anything you can ever see or hear or touch. That deep part of you that allows you … Continue reading

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Doc says it’s possibly Stage II Rheumatoid Arthritis; I’m not a happy camper!

My grandmother died when she succumbed to a horrible disease called Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) – and I have just been diagnosed with a strain of the same disease, let me explain. Doctors and specialists have been baffled for the last … Continue reading

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Life in the fast lane

Hey friends. It’s been way too long. I have been sooo busy with my new job at Athens Banner Herald, that my blogging has unfortunately fallen to the way side. I love my job, but it takes up a lot … Continue reading

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Football season from an autoimmune perspective sucks, but there’s always tomorrow!

It has been a hectic few weeks. My oldest started highschool football with his first scrimmage game last week – and his first game is Thursday (Go WG Warriors). My youngest just got his first-ever alto sax. I am keeping busy … Continue reading

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It takes light to cast shadows

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.” ~John 16:33 There are many things I have been through in … Continue reading

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Back at the doc’s office again and waiting on results!

What I wouldn’t give if doctor’s paid us for going to see them. I’d be one rich girl! But, unfortunately we pay them to prick us with needles and take our blood — in hopes they can tell us what’s … Continue reading

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Fun with your OBGYN day

Welp, today I have an appointment with my OBGYN for an endometrial biopsy. Long story short — I will be having a hysterectomy on July 2. The doc did a sonogram at my last visit and can’t find my ovaries … Continue reading

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This is what MCTD does

I don’t have the photos from my allergic reaction three years ago available to post today, but I will post (some of them) soon. I do have some random iPhone pics I have taken over the last few weeks whenever I … Continue reading

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could ya pull the knife out please

Some days are better than others. Today was not a good one. It took everything within me to climb out of the bed this morning. Not only did I have an asthma attack at about 4a.m. that kept me up … Continue reading

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