Hoops are for suckers

You know those ridiculous little yellowish bottles with the white caps and labels that medications come in?  You’d think that those bottles were made of gold, with all the hoops that I have had to jump through to obtain one – an empty one at that!  Last August, the office that I worked at had … Continue reading

Hello! From the future

Today, for the first time this year, I felt a tug on my heart and mind.  It was the future, saying hello! Everything has been whirring about me lately, moving much faster than I expected, and I was surprisingly startled at this futuristic greeting. I realized today just how different my life is going to … Continue reading

Discomfort

I know your technical term is discomfort. But let me tell you right now, I wouldn’t be here if I was only experiencing discomfort. An awesome Friday turned into 9:30pm trip to the emergency room. I was in severe lower abdomen pain, low like ovaries, uterus, etc. Like couldn’t walk, couldn’t sit, couldn’t stand searing … Continue reading

Community Property

I suck at small talk. I can do it, but I find it pointless because you never get to the heart of the person you are communicating with. Plus it is exhausting. Even funnier than small talk is when someone tries to sound smart or impressive. I heard someone once say, in reference to something … Continue reading

My hero

Oz is my hero. I constantly push myself so I can be better. I figure, me better = Oz better = us even better. And that sounds wonderful to me. So today, after not being able to get out of bed for hours and hardly functioning as a human being (thanks to my fibro), I … Continue reading

The Lie I Told Tonight

Relationships are a failed adventure with nearly everything they touch. Even more so when you add two diseases in the mix.  Some days our relationship is more failed than adventure. Like tonight. I am watching as Oz snoozes on the couch next to me, in what I hope is a restful, dreamy sleep. He has … Continue reading