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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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Not letting life get away from me

Hey friends. I apologize that I have been so absent around here latelty. I recently started my new job at the Athens Banner Herald and I feel like I’ve been running around in circles the past few weeks just trying … 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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Well that was easy — said no one ever!

“He who has health, has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.” ~Thomas Carlyle After much thought and research I have decided that taking my health into my own hands is probably the only way to combat my illnesses. … 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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