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Inspiration, Not illness
Friday, April 28, 2017      9 comments

Still working on homecming blog. However,today held some surprises. At my new job, everyone is actively involved in safety. It''s a requirement that you check on something once a month. Nothing like waiting till the last day of the month. ... Read more
Homecoming Pictures
Sunday, April 23, 2017      4 comments

Well I am back and exhausted but wanted to share some of the pix. More on what went on later. It was powerful, reconnecting with the past. then an... Read more
Homecoming Revelation
Saturday, April 22, 2017      7 comments

Well excuses first. Doing this from a phone. I am back at my uni for a milestone homecoming. I am one of the first undergraduate women at an all boys sch... Read more
Firsts and Hopefully Lasts
Sunday, April 09, 2017      5 comments

I participate in research studies. It's a way of making some good come out of something less than positive. And it's also the way I can get MRI's. When I originally had insurance and this started. My first MRIs cost me thousands. Then I ha... Read more
Homecoming, shopping and perception
Saturday, April 01, 2017      5 comments

In three weeks, I have a major milestone homecoming at my university. Funny, when I was there, I used to look with disdain at the older people who came back like swallows to San Juan Capistrano. Get over with it; move on with your lives. By t... Read more
40 Things about me
Sunday, March 26, 2017      4 comments

Courtesy MissDorkness Saw another Sparkfriend, MARCHAPRILEMAY, post this and thought it would be fun to share. Learn 40 things about your friends and let them learn 40 things about you. 1. Do you like blue cheese? Yes in moderat... Read more
Bursting Bubbles and Venting
Wednesday, March 08, 2017      10 comments

Well, I know there are some SP who will really relate and you know who you are. I started new job almost 4 weeks ago and it's been wonderful. Yesterday, I had a meeting with someone in the Learning Management area. I realized speaking wit... Read more
Visibility Disability
Sunday, February 19, 2017      9 comments

I have always been visible. Part of it from an early age has been because of being interracial. Especially when I was a child, people look at you and your parents. I come from a strong maternal line. My cousins and I range from blonde to de... Read more
Doctor's Visit
Friday, February 10, 2017      5 comments

I bit my nails until a few years ago. I mean chewed them. I used to commute with my mother and she used to smack me when I bit them. This was odd because not only was I an adult but we were different colors. A few years ago I just made up m... Read more
Shopping Expeditions
Monday, February 06, 2017      7 comments

Another shopping expedition. However, this one although it had huge savings was not of the inexpensive variety. I finally have a new job! I flew in the face of conventional wisdom. I am a woman of a certain age with mobility issues and out... Read more
Sharing Another Cheap Fashion Find
Friday, January 13, 2017      10 comments

Going shopping with DH sometimes is like going with a child. Turn your head and he disappears. Wednesday we went on a BJs run. He disappeared so I stayed by last sighting in the middle of the store. Time was passing, started to wander. Eart... Read more
Decluttering Discovery
Thursday, December 29, 2016      6 comments

It's the time of year for decluttering. I like to get as much old stuff out of the house. Sort of karma, clearing the decks for a less encumbered future. And I take the tax deduction, too. So, you know how it is, those clothes you hang on t... Read more
Spark Anniversary Musings
Sunday, December 25, 2016      9 comments

I signed up for Spark today in .2008! I was despondent and weighed 26 pounds more. DH was at the beginning of his serious downward spiral. I was alone because he was "medicated." It only got worse. We have been together for 15 Christmases, ... Read more
Infusion #2
Monday, December 19, 2016      4 comments

Rituxin infusion number 2. Again, no immediate reactions. And no black ice. So, I went with my little boy snow boots which were way too heavy and hot. I brought socks an SP sent me but couldn't use 'cause we didn't have a shoe horn. We were ... Read more
Four Pounds
Sunday, December 11, 2016      6 comments

Monday, I had infusion therapy to help me continue to walk and hopefully retard/reverse my condition. I was terrified. One of the things I was asked before we started was how much did I weigh. In the past this question has been somewhat embar... Read more

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