Our Life in Snapshots

Our lives are enriched and deepened by the cluster of memories that make us unique.  As I approach my seventh anniversary with my husband this month, I am overtaken by all the memories we share.  Our life together has been interesting, painful, beautiful and saturated with love.  Welcome to our life together, in snapshots.  Brad, Happy [...]

Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Though I am not a medical professional, I have been forced to learn way more than I want to know about joint hypermobility and its effects on the ole bod.  Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (Now referred to as Hypermobility Spectrum Disorders and closely akin to Ehlers Danlos Syndrome) is the overarching illness that caused most of [...]

Plans Change: The Saga of Another Upcoming Surgery

Plans are very fickle friends.  No matter how much time is spent nurturing and protecting them, they can turn on the planner in an instant, leaving confusion and discouragement in their changeful wake.  This happens a lot to the chronically ill, and unfortunately, it happened to me again this week. A last-minute plan occurred earlier [...]