So yes, I now know the approximate date of my demise and that is certainly an attitude adjuster. These days I treasure each sunrise, I fear each sunset, I have quit buying things as shipping time has become an issue, or just owning the thing a problem, I just realized I will probably never see … More Whoopee, we’re all gonna die!
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.
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
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.
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
Since this was written in an open format and with the public in mind as a post on her blog (and graciously shared) , I will allow it to stand as such and make only spelling and grammar corrections as needed. For more from this brave lady’s blog see the source list at the back … More Lyme Disease: Stories From the Front Lines of an Epidemic – Lauren H. L.