Down I go, again….

I fell. Not sure how I did it, or why it happened, but I fell down two steps and crashed into the cement sidewalk at the bottom. I saw stars. I wasn’t sure if I hurt myself or not, but all I could think about was Georgia needs her insulin.  I need to be okay. […]

Read More

Reality bites…

I saw this meme on facebook yesterday and it gave me all kinds of feelings.  I shared it and so many people posted sad faces.  I honestly didn’t share it to make people feel sad for me.  I shared it because It’s so comforting to realize I’m not the only one who felt this way. […]

Read More

I hope you laugh…

I spend time with a lot of kids.  In my work and in my life, I am surrounded by kids a lot. The other day, a kid came up to me and our conversation went something like this: Kid: I feel so bad for you. Me: Why? Kid: I read your book. Me: (thinking kid […]

Read More

My Tail bone’s connected to my foot bone??

Today, I had jury duty.  It went a little something like this: 1. Ask to park in the handicapped parking area, but am sent to the farthest spot away from the elevators because the juror parking lot is closed and they don’t have a handicapped spot in that section. 2. Am told that if I […]

Read More

RA Blog Week 2018: Day 5 (Another Wildcard): Politics

Honored to be a part of this 4th annual RA Blog Week 2018.  Thanks to Rick Phillips for organizing and inviting me to participate.  Today’s topic is not one I was able to respond to, so I decided to do another wild card.  Here is today’s prompt: Politics – Health is always a hot item for […]

Read More

RA Blog Week 2018: Day 4, Research…

I’m proud to be a part of the 4th annual RA blog week.  Today’s prompt:  Research – Do you incorporate research into your disease management? If you do explain how and what difference it has made. If not discuss why not. Help us understand any barriers you have experienced to using research about Rheumatic Disease. […]

Read More

RA Blog week 2018: #3 Mindfulness…

I’m honored to be a part of the 4th annual RA blog week.  Today’s prompt is: Mindfulness – What does mindfulness mean to you and how can it help as we live with our autoimmune condition? About 10 years ago, I learned about a Mindfulness course offered through the Myrna Brind Center at Thomas Jefferson Hospital […]

Read More