Hello! Walk with me as I wander the wild and the bygone, and define eclectic design that is curated, not decorated. I am determined to nurture a beautiful life instead of letting Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Salicylate Sensitivity, and Mast Cell Activation Syndrome define my world.

Autoimmune Diseases – But Wait!

Here I fast forward to explain the sporadic nature of my blog posting.  Ten years ago I was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, which I considered kind of a non-issue autoimmune disease.  Yes, I was sluggish, and things just didn’t feel “right,” but still.   My excellent general practitioner put everything together, despite labs being borderline. […]


An Advocate for One

Back in the mid-nineties everyone was watching Seinfeld.  We caught up years later when it went to syndication.  Hubby and I were too busy raising our three little kids and restoring a 1921 Bungalow (well, just keeping the doorknobs on most days). Our world changed when our seven year old daughter, B, awoke in the […]