Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Depression, Life, Personal, RA


I guess it's been awhile since I posted.  Sorry! I was having a hard time around the time I posted last.  I was really emotional and felt like everyone thinks depression feels like.  I felt like crying at every little thing.  And did a few times.  Turned out I just needed my antidepression med adjusted.… Continue reading Happiness

Chronic Pain, Life, Personal

Best Trade

Today is the 2 year anniversary of my chug, Jack, found me. I was staying with my friends parents because of the Order of Protection that Poopiehead had on me.  I had my chiweenie, Mayhem, with me.  I woke up to Mayhem whimpering and another dog barking and whining too.  I look out and there's… Continue reading Best Trade

Chronic Pain, Depression, Life, Personal, RA


It's been a nice quiet Easter. The grandkids loved their baskets from the Easter Bunny.  Had a wonderful dinner - ham, baked beans, macaroni salad, deviled eggs, squash and zucchini, and rolls.  Also a delicious Boston Cream poke cake for dessert. M & I went to see our BFF's yesterday.  It was great to see… Continue reading Easter

Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Crohn's, Life, Personal, RA

Screw it

So, in a few weeks, the family and I are going to Disneyland for a day. I know I will not be able to be seen by the rheumatologist before then.  I'm concerned about all the walking that will be involved.  Even if it's a good pain day, I'm going to be feeling it by… Continue reading Screw it

Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Crohn's, Life, Personal, RA


The necessary pain of filing my taxes is complete. I've been dreading it, as you can tell by how late I'm filing them.  It wasn't too bad though.  TurboTax is great.  Finding all the paperwork I needed, after putting them in a safe place and forgetting where that was, probably took longer than actually inputting… Continue reading Pains

Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Crohn's, Depression, Life, Personal, RA

Colonoscopy, Take 2

First, let me start by saying that a couple weeks ago, when I was supposed to get my colonoscopy, I didn't.  I could not get the magnesium citrate down past half.  So, after I got scolded by the doctor and research people, I got rescheduled for this past Thursday.  They gave me a regular prep… Continue reading Colonoscopy, Take 2