Wednesday Mornings

I go to a women’s Bible study at my church on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 a.m. I think that I have been going for almost five years, but knowing how time gets away from me, I am not sure. I love this group and I love each of the ladies in this group. When I […]

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FMD support

I found a FaceBook group called Let’s Chat About FMD  a couple of weeks ago. I thought maybe it would be an informative group since there is not a tremendous amount of information on this disease and the symptoms are different for many people. I have said before that the disease that gets the most money […]

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New Year, No New ME

I was going through my Facebook Memories and ran across my New Year’s post from 2017. Certainly that was a year of complete introspection because February 14, 2017 would take me to Cleveland Clinic for a surgery I shouldn’t have survived. New Year’s 2017 found me in a place of sheer appreciation for the life […]

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Dad…..peace

I took my Dad home to Kilspendie Kirk in Kilspendis Scotland on Sunday, September 30th, a journey that is now complete. It is no accident that everything that has happened up to this point, either in my life, or in my grief was bringing me full circle even if I didn’t know it at the […]

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Christmas changes…

I can’t remember when Christmas time changed. I don’t remember when the anticipation and excitement about presents switched from priority to secondary. I don’t even know if presents even touch my radar this time of year. I do know that the celebration of Christmas is dramatically different for me now than it was when I […]

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Today

My goal this year was to rejoice on the 22nd and not to spend the day in sadness. Tomorrow it is the 4th year of my dad’s passing. I thought I would get up, dress up, go to a memorial for our friend we lost Wednesday and spend the rest of my day thinking about […]

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How Do You Get Through?

I am changed. I know this and I have been told this several times. I am not even close to the same person that I was in May 2016. I got sick and everything changed. The cool thing about this disease is that most days I don’t look sick! It makes people think that I […]

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