What was she thinking when she died? My sister was incredible. My sister was incredibly insecure. My sister was driven. My sister was terrified to driven over 30mph. My sister wanted to be a size 2. My sister died a size 22. Sometimes I’ll be agonizing over a certain aspect of life-usually something having to […]


At the writing of my last post, July 2011, I could not have imagined the ways in which my life would change forever in the following 6 months. Life with L has continued to change and grow, and I am still blissfully happy with him. He is my best friend. He is the love of […]

When I Was Your Age…

It seems to me I spend a great deal of time trying to ease my children in the idea of responsibility and strength as their own advocates. It also seems to me that the stronger my efforts, the more resistance I meet. My son? He’s still convinced that every time something happens, it’s someone else’s […]

Inflammatory Inflamation

I’m beginning to feel like I need to say something about the standard view of Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue by patients who suffer from it. As a patient of Fibromyalgia, I can tell you that my view has changed substantially over the course of my illness, but these days I am beginning to see a […]

The Post Where I Explain Where the Hell I’ve Been.

Yes, it’s been a long while. A very long while. About a year or so, I think. And yes, the blog is in the process of redesign. I think it fits my new way of viewing myself and the world around me. Much has changed, and most of it for the better. Such good things […]