Monthly Archives: March 2015

Hope is the thing with feathers

I had to play all kinds of mind games with myself, but I made it to the therapy appointment.  When I told my husband that I’d made an appointment, his very first response was to tell me that he might … Continue reading

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Once more to the fray?

The dictionary says that a frayed rope has been rubbed so much that its fibers are wearing away.  I feel a bit like that, but I’m going to try one more time to see a good counselor (at least I … Continue reading

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Happy Blog-aversary to me!

Wow!  I just realized that today marks one year since I began this blog! I’m so grateful to the readers who share their hearts and stories here.  You are what makes this place so special to me!  Thank you!

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CMI (chronic multisymptom illness) and military veterans

Burn pits 360 The article/site linked is older, but still informative. As some of you may remember, my oldest son was deployed to Afghanistan while he was active duty as a Marine.  I have to word this accurately, because once … Continue reading

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Just a busy guy

Writing the previous post, I started thinking about how my husband likes to stay busy.  All the time.  I wrote: In this case, he wanted to take off for hours of running errands and shopping (places that are located an … Continue reading

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Just one of those days

This is one of those days that started with a long and draining conversation aka an argument.  As it was progressing, I wanted to hit myself on the head, and try to knock some sense into my frazzled mind. I … Continue reading

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