Happy Father’s Day to One of the Best!

A Man who grew up with no running water, no electricity, or heat. Now walking around in the age of computers and cellphones… I remember the day he brought home a “microwave” for my mother. All of us kids would watch that big, heavy, electric box cook as my mom would yell at us not…

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Dear Future Me …

May 2018 Dear Future Me, You will be reading this when you turn 70, in 2037. You will have had fibromyalgia for 40 years. Maybe you will be cured, perhaps not. Either way, I am writing so you remember your time in 2018. How you searched and fought to live your best life with this…

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My Brother, My Soldier

Kory was 37 years old when he died from a very aggressive form of cancer at the Brooke Army Medical Center, in San Antonio Texas. Kory was a Specialist in the U.S. Army. Kory became my little brother when he was 9 years old, we adopted him from South Korea. Kory was my brother for 27 years…

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Hello, Shadow Boxer?

The dictionary defines shadowboxing as a form of exercise used for training in combat sports. In psychology “shadowboxing” is a process one uses to overcome a negative self-image so success can be achieved. In the book I co-wrote, The ShadowBoxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal, we define Shadow Boxers as individuals who are fighting against a disease…

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The Shadow Boxers

I co-wrote The Shadow Boxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal, with my friend, Karen Anderson. It was published in July of 2017 and now sells on Amazon for only $9.99. You may be interested in checking this book out further. We believe in offering options, not opinions. (There is also a Kindle version for $4.99.) This book is about Fibromyalgia…

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Tagged! You Behind the Illness…Told in Four’s.

My friend Terri at her absolutely fantastic blog, Reclaiming H.O.P.E. has invited me to participate in telling you a little bit about me behind my illness. Like Terri, I am someone who mostly blogs about living with fibromyalgia. I appreciate this chance to talk about things that have nothing to do with illness, and this looks fun!…

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Now I’ve Done It…

Have you ever signed up for an online course? Well, I did. AWAI. American Writers and Artists, Inc. I saw their ads and answered the call! They are a copywriting firm, basically. What I didn’t realize is they use a hard sell tactic to get you to believe that without ANY PREVIOUS writing experience they…

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For All The Shadow Boxers!

First and foremost, thank you! I co-wrote the book, The Shadow Boxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal. This is the FIRST interactive journal about Fibromyalgia Syndrome to be published on Amazon -ever- and it is being used by a publishing company as a template for their publishers to assist others writers publish interactive journals. I am…

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The Shadow Boxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your personal Journal.

After you have been diagnosed with a chronic illness, you will begin to know yourself intimately. Some say you will decide, “what you are made of,” others, “what I can’t do anymore.” You will really be looking at your life as a half full or half empty glass. Some may not even see the glass.…

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An Interactive Journal Just For You!

We have covered some of the 6 healthy habits to develop in order to live your best life with fibromyalgia, those that have been reading these habits know that they can be applied to almost any time in your life that creates a huge change, negative or positive. These habits are just part of the…

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I am Tired.

I am honestly doubting myself tonight. Am I strong enough to get through the next week? Every thing I am trying to do is crumbling around me and I just keep smiling and saying “yes,” “yes,” “yes!” I’m trying to fix a line editor’s suggestions for my book, but I didn’t have the right program…

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