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Man Flu vs the Sniffles…our household will make it through.

With mild early (except this year it’s late) winter weather, comes the sniffles. That’s just the way it works. The kids are busy playing in the snow, getting wet, wiping their runny noses all over their sleeves and mits, coughing right at each other (or on you…) and their hygiene habits are definitely lacking. Of…… Continue reading Man Flu vs the Sniffles…our household will make it through.

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While everyone else was busy complaining…

Yesterday it finally happened here. It’s been a long time coming (ok well… like a Month) and we’ve been living in a strange twilight world without it. People putting up their holiday decorations with greenish/brown grass splotched yards, carols being played in the stores while everyone is running around in jeans and a T-shirt, Canadian…… Continue reading While everyone else was busy complaining…

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Was it a mistake? Do I have any regrets?

Right now it’s Tuesday morning and I’m still right in what I would say is the worst part of recovery through¬†a ‘self inflicted’ flare up. I really did a number on myself this weekend by knowingly going into a a situation that wouldn’t be very illness friendly as well as…completely ignoring all the signs and…… Continue reading Was it a mistake? Do I have any regrets?

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Sickness don’t like no surprise

The day is finally upon us. The one annual event that we kind of look forward to dressing up for every year. Sure we usually have a wedding or two to go to throughout the year….and unfortunately there are some funerals that require a somber respectable attire, but really this is the one ¬†thing we…… Continue reading Sickness don’t like no surprise

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An update on the health and pain front…

Clearly I’ve fallen behind and practically given up on my documentation of my daily/weekly pain and symptoms. That really is no shocker. I really wish I had the motivation to do it, both because I think its a unique way to connect with others that may not realize that a lot of us go through…… Continue reading An update on the health and pain front…

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It’s beginning to look a lot like….September.

Life seems to be running on sort of a loop recently. No not like the whole ‘circle of life’ type deal, just kind of a weekly melancholy we’ve fallen into. The same meals, the same homework, the same doctors appointments, the same day to day routines. Very little has changed from my health situation (worse…… Continue reading It’s beginning to look a lot like….September.