While there were no car chases, bomb blasts, or terrorists, this was certainly a day from Hell. I began my day far too early, after a 5 am bedtime, I was awakened by the mailman pounding on the door at 6:01 am (despite the signs mentioning this is a night shift household) and demanding that … More If this day were any longer it would be an episode of 24.
(TL;DR being short was not a handicap – now read the rest.) My younger brother, Daniel was next on my gift hit list. What to say about Daniel? He’s brilliant, introverted (nearly hermitic), kind to cats, a touch OCD, cute in a short dude way, and a collector of all sorts of fandom memorabilia. My … More Cabinet of Curiosity and a Round of Applause
(TL;DR – Love wins. Now read the whole thing.) Okay, let’s talk a bit about love versus fear. For me, the holidays are always hard and I tend to make myself and everyone else around me completely miserable, so this year I gave myself a project. I would do something nice for the various people … More Postcards and paranoia.
Just a quick few lines here. It has been forever since I updated this last and largely because I was going through a period of suicidal depression wherein I was letting literally everything else slide. I suppose I could write a good deal more about that – about the doctors and tests and hospital visits … More Whelp, the holidays are here, let’s have some bloody cheer.
In this age of rampant consumerism, I have discovered that I am not happy. My Amazon stuff does not make me happy. The new shirt did not make me happy. The books and movies and internet did not make me happy. In fact, if anything between the constant brokeness and the buyer’s remorse I find … More The Zero Spending Month Experiment
Hypoallergenic Chicken Noodle Soup (contains rice) Ingredients: Chicken Carrots Peas Rice Noodles Coconut Oil Sea Salt (optional) Tools: Skillet 2 Pots with Lids Colander Sharp knife Spatula RECIPE: Step 1: Put coconut oil in a skillet and place on burner. Turn burner to low. Cube thawed chicken with sharp knife. Place cooked chicken in coconut … More Hypoallergenic Chicken Noodle Soup – SF, GF, DF, SoyF, CornF (contains rice)
IN HER OWN WORDS – The day it all went wrong….. May 20, 2008, started off like any other day. My family and I had just moved into a new house two weeks earlier. It was scorching hot and the only relief, however minuscule came after sundown. We had breakfast, dropped off my daughter at … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of an Epidemic – Mickie
Danielle, 16, Lyme Patient Unattributed. If you know who’s work this is let me know. It’s floating around the FB Lyme Forums.
I apologize for the lack of posts here of late. I have actually been suffering a bad flare up myself and have done little but sleep and then sleep some more…but I hope to remedy the dearth of posts here soon. Thanks for bearing with me as we battle this horrible disease.
This is the story of a lady from Maryland whose story is a bit stranger than most. While Lyme is frequently misdiagnosed and/or untreated, this story forces me to believe that many in the medical community are more in need of our aid than I had previously supposed. For D. , it all started with … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of an Epidemic – D. from Maryland