Who knows best…

Insurance is a blessing and a curse in my life.  I’m grateful to have coverage, but so frustrated a the antiquated system of step therapy that they industry still holds valid. I’ve written before about suffering for 7 years before finding a biologic drug that made me feel somewhat human again.  Why?  Because I had […]

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Cry or lie…

The why… I’ve been going through a lot lately.  Physically, financially, and emotionally.  Life has been a roller coaster without a stop button. I keep thinking about my mom’s favorite quote, “this too, shall pass”….and hope for a better tomorrow.  Lately, tomorrow seems to be a lifetime away as things pile up….but looking for the bright […]

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A little bit more…

I may have become cocky and over confident in my ability to tolerate pain.  On an average day, my fingers, elbows, shoulders, hips, lower back, knees, ankles and feet hurt. A lot.   Each day starts out with almost all my joints revolting when I try to stand up in the morning. It eases up […]

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My funny Valentine…

I am often asked about my #spooniedog, Georgia Grace.  She is still my feisty, stubborn, and adorable sidekick.  On days when I hurt, she has been very protective.  This is a change since my cat Lola passed.  Georgia was always the “world’s worst nurse” but has slowly become my greatest comfort as I’ve been battling […]

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You ain’t no copper penny…

Recently, I’ve been going through a lot a stress.  Health, family, pets, household issues, etc….if I wasn’t for bad luck, I’d seriously have none.  On top of it all, I’ve gained a ton of weight from both inactivity due to my broken foot and stress eating.  Then I ended up getting sick.  The kind of […]

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Professional patient…

I’ve always considered myself as lucky that I have amazing doctors. I recently decided to change primary care doctor because of the location and their hours. It was a bit too hard to get an appointment when I was sick. I found myself going to walk-in clinics when I had a sinus infection or bronchitis. […]

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He’s lucky he is so cute…

In another episode of “As my joints turn: my autoimmune soap opera”. I walked in from work on 1/3/2019. I was still on crutches and non-weight bearing due to my broken foot. I was hobbling into the living room with my coat on and two bags on my arm. My cat Milo decided to run […]

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