What is a Vestibular Migraine? Some Hope With a New Diagnosis.

The “H” word. Hope is sort of a double edged sword for me, like it is for so many others, I’m sure. In the last decade of being sick, we estimate I’ve seen about 35 Doctors and Specialists, received countless diagnoses, tried too many medications to count, all with the initial promise that they were […]

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11 Ways I’m Coping With Anxiety and OCD During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Okay. So I’d be totally lying if I said I’m losing my mind solely over COVID19. As you may or may not know, I am also scheduled for surgery to remove an ovarian tumor in May. If it wasn’t scary enough to know that there’s a tumor (which trust me, IT IS), Corona had to […]

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HOPE DESPITE CORONAVIRUS POSITIVE NEWS POST #4

Hi everyone!! I hope it’s not as gray and gloomy where you are. The constant rain and gray don’t help my mood much. The beginning of the week was so beautiful, we actually got out into the gardens and got the gazebo up. Which was awesome. I couldn’t help but to think how just last […]

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If You Have a Cat or Dog, Please Read This Important Post About Grain Free Pet Food! *This Is NOT an Ad*.

I just made a wasted trip to my local Agway looking for new cat and dog food. For years, my fuzzies have been eating what is rated as the best of the best; until recently. Please read this SUPER important letter I recently received from my Veterinarian!! Mid-State Mobile Veterinary ClinicPO Box 1155Leominster, MA, 01453 […]

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To Go or Not To Go; Making Plans With Chronic Illness

Happy Fourth of July!! Backyard barbecues are in full swing today and it’s our first Fourth with none of our three kids home, so I was really excited to be invited to a family barbecue with my Best Friend’s family. Estranged from most of our families and old friends, my Husband and I don’t often […]

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What It’s Like to Live and Cope With Dysautonomia

The last couple of weeks have been crazy busy and emotional, relocating my 91 year old Aunt from a challenging living situation to Assisted Living. She is settling in nicely and looks like a whole new woman, which has made it worth absolutely everything. If I haven’t said it before, I’ll say it again now: […]

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What’s Really Behind an Invisible Illness

I cannot even believe I am sharing this image, as it is, obviously, super atrocious. However, one of the reasons I write is to show ALL sides of living with chronic illness. So here it is: Yesterday, my Husband and I had to make the over 60 minute drive to handle an ongoing issue with […]

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