Social media vacation

Soon after the holidays I found my depression growing deeper.I knew I needed to do something about my depression and since seeing a doctor of any type was financially out of the question as was obtaining any type of medication, I needed to figure out what was causing my train to derail. It didn’t takeContinue reading “Social media vacation”

Oh what a relief it was!

For the past two weeks I had been using THC in various forms to combat my pain.  It reduced my pain in a way that I have never experienced thru prescription medications.  No it didn’t cure me, but I felt alive and was able to do more than I had been able to do inContinue reading “Oh what a relief it was!”

I am in Pain. Are you listening?

Dear Doctors of the world, What part of I am in pain do you not understand? This past year I was in so much pain that I couldn’t even try to pretend that I was alright. I not only cried after every appointment, I also cried during them. Why? Because my pain level was offContinue reading “I am in Pain. Are you listening?”

Glad you could be here today

Hello friends, I have had the best two weeks (that is physically). I can’t remember another time in the past ten years that I have had so many good hours or days so close together. I will share why I have been feeling better later this week. But for now I want to share whatContinue reading “Glad you could be here today”

When all else fails, BREATHE

I went to bed last night feeling like the dark cloud hovering over me was growing larger.  Woke up this morning feeling defeated.  That is until I checked my Twitter feed.  I want to thank my sweet spoonie friends that rallied the troops to suggest a good Rheumie in my area.  I can’t tell you how much thisContinue reading “When all else fails, BREATHE”

The Appointment

So today was the big day.  I had to wait for over 2 months for this appointment with a Rheumatologist.  During this time I was holding on to some hope that this doctor would be able to help me with not only my muscle and nerve pain but also the not so lovely pain in myContinue reading “The Appointment”


Yesterday was one of those days where my body needed rest.  In order to reach this goal,  silence or close to silence is needed.  I can handle soft music or having the TV on at a low volume, but that’s about it.  Earlier in the week I had promised my pre-teen daughter that she couldContinue reading “SHHHHH!!!!”


Been a crazy week.  Just as I managed to reduce my tail bone pain, muscle spasms took over.  For days I experienced paralyzing moments when my muscles would seize up.  Occasionally my side muscles would pull a rib or two out.  This has been going on for so many years that I have become aContinue reading “Relief?”

Reasons to Give Thanks…..

After two weeks of horrible pain and feeling sorry for myself, I was reminded today that I am truly blessed.  Blessing number one came from a friend who gave me with a Starbucks gift card for my birthday last week.  This gift made it possible for me to afford joining a few of my local friendsContinue reading “Reasons to Give Thanks…..”

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