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January: Month of new Beginnings

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  The last couple of months have been a challenge. First my emergency back surgery and then of course getting sick with bronchitis. My immune system is suppressed due to the drugs I have to take in order to keep my body in balance. I have learned a lot about myself these last two months. […]

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Probiotics and Nutrition. What I am learning?

Just a disclaimer. I am not a doctor, nurse, or nutritionist. I am writing this post and many others with my own understanding and opinions and what has worked for me and what doesn’t. If you have questions ask a qualified health professional. I have been taking probiotics this past week. I am on an […]

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What I Am Learning.

I am home. I am still congested, but at least my oxygen levels are back to my normal. I have a ton of new medications to take. Including a big increase in my prednisone. I was at zero prednisone and now I am back up to 60 MG’s a day. It sucks, but I will […]

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Purpose Driven Life

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‘   “The purpose Driven Life” by Rick Warren came into my life on December 2nd, 2014. I just finished the 40 days. I am amazing what I learned about myself. I still have no idea what my calling is. I do know now that I was made to worship Jesus. But for my service. […]

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Surrendering and A Messy Cry

When I chose my focus words I didn’t realize how quickly a couple of them would start coming into play in my life. I chose the word Surrender because at the time I was reading Rick Warren’s book “Purpose Drive Life” which I hope to post my book review tomorrow when I get home out […]

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All That is Bitter & Sweet

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I found another book on the giveaway table. “All that is Bitter & Sweet” by Ashley Judd. I have always enjoyed the Judd’s music legacy. So I was deeply intrigued by the fact Ashley Judd had other missions in life, such as helping those who were in the sex trafficking, aids, and those in needs […]

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Be Still and Know

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  In the stillness of the quiet, if we listen, we can hear the whisper of the heart giving strength to weakness, courage to fear, hope to despair. Howard Thurman I received a thoughtful gift from my sister Joy for Christmas. A handmade plaque that says “Be Still and Know”. Several times throughout the Bible […]

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A New Year!

Happy New Year! The first day of the year. Yesterday, the last day of 2014 I drove 3 hours to Seattle to see my Rheumy Dr. Gardner. My awesome SIL and I left at 6:30 AM and got to my appointment by 9 AM a bit early but we got in to see Dr. G. […]

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Practical Paleo

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  My sister gave me an amazing cookbook called “Practical Paleo” by Diane Sanfilippo. While I was in the hospital I got the opportunity to read it cover to cover. I had my highlighter ready and even started thinking about which recipes I wanted to try first. There is a lot of information at the […]

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Walker Blues

I’m home from the hospital. The last few days have been busy with meeting my new physical therapist and occupational therapist, setting up an appointment for an apartment inspection for rental help, and just dealing with a new way of life. My back is still in the healing process. I still walk bent over and […]

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