The last ten months have caused me to focus on me, what I want, and what I deserve. My pause is a rebalance of my marriage, health issues, and of course, the Coronavirus. With this explanation written, here is my short poem, A Wedding Vow, Young Love With A Chronic Illness.   A Wedding Vow,…

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My Marriage

You Are Lucky He Has Not Left You Said Relatives “Your lucky he has not left you,” “It is a good thing you are sick, or you would be ditched.” Those are two hurtful statements that two relatives have proclaimed to me in the last couple of months. Both these statements continuously resonate throughout my…

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what is a pelvic ultrasound

The White Spots On My Pelvic Ultrasound Make Sense I pressed each foot against a metal foot strap, I tried to wiggle my bare bottom to the end of the OB table. I find it unbelievable that it is already May 17th. During my last March OB appointment, I was not surprised when I loudly…

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How my husband deals with my Relapsing Polychondritis

My Husband’s Long Journey With My Chronic Illness My husband’s long journey with my chronic illness feels never ending to me. So, I can’t even imagine how my husband feels. This is the marriage neither one of us thought would be our world but it is. I know my husband worries about me 24/7. Sometimes…

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Jerry Lewis RIP

Jerry Lewis RIP The Life Of A Remarkable Man   Jerry Lewis RIP The Life Of A Remarkable Man Yesterday, I was sad to learn that Jerry Lewis passed away. I have fond memories of Jerry Lewis.   The Jerry Lewis MDA Labor Day  As a child, I recall being able to stay up late…

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can you push through a chronic illness

    Push Through Your Chronic Illness? I read a reply post that states, I just push through my chronic illness and work full time. Another member agrees with the push through your chronic illness comment. I read the post again. I must be missing something? My rare disease leaves my body unable to handle stress, an…

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I am The Girl That Talks To Her Mom Everyday

I’m The Girl That Talks To Her Mom Every Day Blog Post causes me to comment quickly, I Love It! I love the, “ I’m the girl that talks to her mom every day blog post, by Abby Elise Blackwell, bravo. I truly adore the fact that my daughter sent the blog link to me.…

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