Feelin’ good was good enough for me. There was a time when feeling good wasn’t even a thought for our little family. A little daughter with honey colored hair and eyes as blue as the Texas sunshine, and two adorable little boys with black hair who were often mistaken for twins. Looking back at old […]More
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.
Painsomnia woke me at 3:45, and at 6:30 I’m still awake. So I ask myself, WWJD? As in, What Would Jim Morrison Do? I’m pretty sure that beautiful boy, desert guru would treat pain as a free floating, mind-expanding experience. You know the day destroys the night Night divides the day Tried […]More
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. […]More
“Mini-Mumps,” he declared. This doctor was not our first choice, but we lived in a one red light town. The preferred doctor was near retirement and did not accept new patients. So we saw Dr. Second Best and he declared that seven year old B, presenting with sudden sore throat, high fever, and severe headache, […]More
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 […]More