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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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You can’t fall when you’re already down!

He that is down needs fear no fall. John Bunyan Following major surgery less than two weeks ago I have seen the doctor at least twice now with complications related to the hysterectomy — none of them serious, just scary. I … Continue reading

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H-day went well and recovering in the hospital now

I have tried to get a chance to blog for days and something almost always got in the way — whether it was work, kids or computer issues. My hysterectomy was yesterday morning at 7:30 a.m., so it was about … 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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It’s not endometrial Cancer, ya’ll: Next step, total hysterectomy!

Got the results from my endometrium biopsy yesterday and it’s definitely good news! No cancer! My doctor called to tell me the test came back benign. Woohooo!! This comes as a relief. So now I need to be looking towards how to … Continue reading

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Maybe my ovaries did explode (and NOT in the good way)

As it goes — another trip to the doctor’s yesterday. This time my OBGYN. I won’t go into the nitty-gritty details of why I had to go, but let’s just say it’s been for the same on-going ‘female’ problem. 13 … Continue reading

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