The Purple Dress, Maybe the Navy?

Guess what day it is? Wedding Day! Yes, my nephew will be getting married at 4pm today. I must say, it is a beautiful day here in Minnesota. They have picked a wonderful venue, and on the invitation, it states this is a casual wedding. Casual… I am ten pounds heavier than I was last…

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Iron Infusion

Just got my iron infusion done. Now three days of mandatory rest. Got out a big fuzzy blanket, gathered some snacks and will be binging on Netflix!     

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Just Me.

It’s been awhile since I just sat down and wrote. No research, no posts promoting other bloggers, no words that rhyme, nothing, just me. Just, plain, old, me. I don’t understand how a comment without a ‘like’ matters in the grand scheme of things. If you don’t write ‘fuck’ in your piece, it is not…

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Are you my Friend? (With Wendi at Simply Chronically Ill.)

Friendships are hard to maintain on a good day. What about those not so good days? What about living with an unpredictable chronic illness while trying to be a good a friend. So, do you have friends? Wendi, at Simply Chronically Ill, talks about Friendships and Chronic illness; “This is a tough subject for me to…

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Seven Symptoms of Low Ferritin

Iron Deficient, Anemic Lady with Fibromyalgia! (Whoa…What?) It’s good to be back! I have some amazing news! The riddle of my mysterious, continuous fibro flare has been solved!!! The not so good news (for me) is this is a chronic issue I will need constant medical intervention for. You may, too? Hemoglobin and iron are proteins in the body. Hemoglobin…

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I Need to Find the Entrance.

Its been a very difficult time, I am not going to lie. I am trying to find an exit. No. I am desperately trying to find an entrance (that’s it). I need to re-enter my life again. I need to function as a whole person; wife, sister, daughter, friend … I am struggling, but I am…

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Will You Vote for Me?

I have been nominated for a Patient Leader Advocacy Award! What’s a Patient Leader? A Patient Leader uses their own health journey to raise awareness, share knowledge and help others. They leverage social media to amplify their voice, connect with peers, and build community. They are the thought leaders, and transformers industry leaders turn to…

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Possible Prevention and Survival; the Inevitable Fibro Flare! (With Terri from Reclaiming H.O.P.E.)

“That’s where pre-planned recovery days come in. Whatever we call those days when we have to take it easy, I’d guess that most of us with fibromyalgia have taken them when we’re having a bad flare, but I’ve found pre-planned recovery days are extremely helpful as well. Whenever I’ve engaged in more activity…” [continue reading, Pre-Planned Recovery Days; One…

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That was a “Trip”

I just experienced my first hallucination, ever, late last night. I was so scared. I was freaking out. My husband was at work, and my dogs were scared of me. Yes, a hallucination that was so terrifying, I won’t even write about what I saw on this post. Well, I would tell you guys, but…

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