Celiac · Faith · IC

Defying the Death Sentence

Chronic Illness doesn't have to be a death sentence on your life physically or mentally.  Yet, it is true, when we are diagnosed, we go through this grief process of denial, anger, depression, and hopefully, finally coming to a place of acceptance somewhere down the road. Finding true peace and healing within ourselves starts in… Continue reading Defying the Death Sentence


Paperback is RELEASED!

It's true. "Long Journey Home"  is available in paperback on Amazon for $9.99.  I have sold already over a dozen or so.  While that's not very many to you- it's more than I ever expected.  I have such wonderful supportive friends and family and I am soooooo Thankful for YOU! Long Journey Home is a… Continue reading Paperback is RELEASED!

Celiac · IC


Handling our flares is just what we do.  It comes with the territory, it can leave you feeling alone and segregated from the world. You know me, and I'm all about Chronic Illness education.  How can we improve one's mind and soul through certain gloom and distress?  Many of the chronic diseases have sister symptoms… Continue reading Flares

IC · Just Life

Blizzards, the Flu, and Capacious Etchings

The day of my baby girls blessed union, I was asked the same question multiple times. "Are you OK?" Then they proceeded further. "No really, are you OK?"  If I had a nickel for every time I heard that phase prior, during, and after wedding. . . We all could load up and go to… Continue reading Blizzards, the Flu, and Capacious Etchings

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Lost Pen

I seem to have dropped my pen somewhere along the way.  Have you seen it lying around?  I've had plenty on the burner but have lacked the will, the energy, and wherewithal to manage it to the paper.  Today has been a most productive day. It is cool outside and warm inside, cozy, and just… Continue reading Lost Pen