My favorite therapy

Therapy and chronic pain/illnesses go hand in hand.  There is no way to go through life living in pain and not need some type of therapy.  We need physical therapy to give our bodies the strength to fight the pain and illness.  We need some sort of emotional therapy to keep from going mad fromContinue reading “My favorite therapy”

A fulfilled dream and squashed fears

  Who says dreams don’t come true?  Not me!!!  It been over 30 years since my very first trip to the Happiest Place on Earth. Some people think I am crazy for wanting to arrive early when I do visit. But one of the things I love about arriving prior to opening is seeing which families willContinue reading “A fulfilled dream and squashed fears”

Reflections of a magical year

 2014 has definitely been a magical year for me.  No I was not cured nor was my pain less than normal.  What made this past year magical was that I allowed myself to have fun!  Living in pain means having very few days with a pain level low enough to tackle all the things thatContinue reading “Reflections of a magical year”

Disneyland through the eyes of a child

  It is not secret that Disneyland is my happy place and that I am always noticing something new or making new memories.  But it is seeing the park through the eyes of children that I think is amazing. Through the years I have been asked what is the best age to first take aContinue reading “Disneyland through the eyes of a child”

Down’s and Disneyland

Last week my brother in-law, Tim,  came to California to spend some time at Disneyland with my husband, daughter, and me.  My brother in -law is not your typical 40 something man, he has Down’s Syndrome.  This mini vacation is the second that my husband and I have had with him at Disneyland.  The firstContinue reading “Down’s and Disneyland”

Goodbye Genie

My heart sunk when the notification of Robin William’s death came through on my phone.  Not because I am a fan, but because of how he died.  Those of us that live in chronic pain know the murky waters of depression all too well.  We know how hopeless life can seem.  The idea that ourContinue reading “Goodbye Genie”

Rocked my Disney Side

Approximately  two weeks ago  my family and I rocked our Disney Sides at the 24 hour party.   The first I had ever heard about Disney’s 24 hour parties was a month prior to this one.  Being the Disney Geek that I am, my first thought was “Heck ya”!!   My enthusiasm waned as IContinue reading “Rocked my Disney Side”

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