The Lyme Monsters vs Who I am

When I was younger, before I was diagnosed with Lyme disease I was losing a battle with the Lyme Monster in a war I had no idea I was fighting.  Lyme is evil, there is no other word for it but evil. Because it's not just a disease of one area, you never know what's actually happening to you or why. (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link… Read More »The Lyme Monsters vs Who I am
Lyme Disease and Grief make a painful cocktail

Lyme and Grief make for a painful cocktail

  The last few weeks have been extremely stressful and emotional. There has been so many deaths in my circle, both close family and celebrity deaths that struck home.  It's been a lot to deal with.  My body aches, I have been retreating from physical contact as much as possible.  It's been hard.   I know I've been fighting a touch of depression.  I’ve done my best to try to rest as… Read More »Lyme and Grief make for a painful cocktail
Come Back and Haunt Me - Lessons I've Learned Since Losing a loved one

Come back and Haunt me.

I can’t say I even believe in heaven anymore.  This magical place where only the good belong.  The ones that don’t screw up, go the wrong way, get sucked in by just trying to survive and forget this almost impossible place, they belong in heaven. The rest of who aren’t sure about feathery angels and golden rules, where do we belong?  Do we belong in that odd nothing where those… Read More »Come back and Haunt me.

In sickness and in health

When we got married, we had a lot of crazy things on our minds. For us, it was already complicated.  We started things off by throwing every obstacle in the world at our marriage.  We launched right into having a family, not a small one.. one cute kid and a dog, but a large one ending in 5 kids, dogs, cats, and a ton of debt that we managed to… Read More »In sickness and in health