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March 2, 2018

We all know those unforgettable song lyrics Bret Michaels sang to us way back when ..."its better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all". That song got me through many the break ups. All those high school crushes and exes I thought I could NEVER live...

February 17, 2018

For reasons I explain below I had total hysterectomy. (Don't worry men! You don't have to stop reading!) One thing I did not anticipate was the unsolicited advice I would receive. I know intentions were out of love and the need to comfort me. Coming from the community...

February 4, 2018

I originally wrote this in 2012 and I thought I would share because I know some of you can relate.

I had such a great weekend! On Friday night my daughter went to the sitter's overnight and my husband and I went out to meet some friends. This never happens! We went to a...

January 29, 2018

All the tests the doctors do used to make my head spin. I never kept track of my blood work and how the results fluctuated month to month. I figured "why bother, the doctor will just tell me when some thing is off". I have an amazing team of doctors so this is still pr...

March 20, 2017

The reaction of your spouse, family, and friends to the diagnosis of chronic illness such as arthritis can be a frustrating thing. We all have expectations in our head on how those close to us will react.  Unfortunately, there sometimes is a huge gap between what is ex...

March 5, 2017

My personal journey with depression.

February 22, 2017

A few months went by and I actually broke one of the Humira pens by accident. The medication was still in the pen so I decided to take it apart and use a regular syringe to administer. When I took the casing off a spring left the pen, flew across the room, hit the wall...

January 31, 2017

Brigid's Energy departed from this earth June 2009. Energy was a lifelong resident of Brigid's body starting June 1975. Brigid's Energy impacted many lives fueling several of Brigid's team sports. Energy made playing basketball, softball, soccer, Irish step dancing, an...

November 30, 2016

You know those days. You want your body to do one thing but it's not agreeing. It's only 7a.m. and you've dropped your coffee mug and shattered it into a zillion pieces. The broom handle is way to thin in diameter for you to grip without stabbing pain down your fingers...

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