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Your Husband’s Hobbies

I don’t know about your husband but my husband doesn’t have buddies he goes and hangs with. He is not a buddies type of guy. That is why he married me, so that his best friend is also his wife. This is a built-in relationship with the extra bonuses. While our husbands are just fine… Read More Your Husband’s Hobbies

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Lessons Learned

In June, the husband and I celebrated 21 years of marriage. This past weekend we got his and hers ring tattoos. Marriage is not for the faint of heart. Marriage is tough and requires daily work. Things that were cute are now annoying. Problems do not just go away. Having children does not make things… Read More Lessons Learned

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Household Binder

No one likes to think what would happen if they died, would the people you leave behind know how to run your household? Almost 6 years ago we were thrown into this when my mother-in-law died of cancer. It was sudden and things went fast, but we were left wondering what bills needed to be taken… Read More Household Binder

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Ubiome

You have probably seen this on Facebook. uBiome (www.ubiome.com) helps you understand what 100 trillion bacteria are trying to tell you. According to the website ……… With SmartGut, you and your doctor can gain valuable insights to better understand what’s going on inside your gut, then take steps for you to feel better. Using precision… Read More Ubiome

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This little light of mine

I love to play this game just to see how far Juanita will go on a tank of gas. I even sing ” this little light of mine I’m gonna let it shine”. My husband hates it. I have faith and hope that I will make it to the gas station. But I do tend… Read More This little light of mine

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That’s no moon………..

It’s a space station! This was written back when we homeschooled. It is still good information. We are doing energy this week in science and were watching a show on HuluPlus called Powering he Planet. This was about technological concerns limited the adoption of clean, sustainable energy solutions. Today, economic and political issues often represent… Read More That’s no moon………..

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My pain with UC

Managed? What does it mean to accept living with chronic pain? And forever? How do people do that? Should they? How could someone have the audacity to label me as “a hopeless case” and define my future, my life? Did this mean relinquishing hope of getting better? Did it mean I needed to stop trying? I… Read More My pain with UC

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Dear body……

Dear broken body, Thank you, you always find a way to send a reminder that you are still there. You have a tendency to remind me daily of what constant pain feels like. You remind me that my guts are defective. But, you remind me that no matter what, you are working hard to stay… Read More Dear body……

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Side effect or symptom or flu

Trip by ambulance to ER Yesterday I woke up not feeling well, but this was different something was off. I had developed a small cough two days earlier. Yesterday it was a full-fledged cough causing me not to be able to breathe. When I started turning blue around the lips I called 9-1-1. The fire truck was… Read More Side effect or symptom or flu

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Anxiety is not my friend

Anxiety takes my breath, my sleep, my energy, my well-being, and parts of my life. I have an anxiety disorder and suffer from panic attacks. They grip me and make it hard to breathe, to make sense of my surroundings. Most of the time I am racked with hysterical crying. One attack can lead to… Read More Anxiety is not my friend