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My 42nd Year

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  My birthday is today. I am turning 41 and I am embarking on my 42nd year. The last two weeks I have been missing in action because my sister came from Alabama for a visit. We spent a lot of time with our aunt who is fighting stage 4 ovarian cancer. I wanted to […]

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April, Where Did You Go?

Can you believe that May will soon be upon us? I cannot believe that it has almost been one month since I got rid of my trach. To be honest I didn’t accomplish that many of my goals. I didn’t cook from 5 recipes or post them on my blog. Sorry! I got too excited. […]

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Life Alterations

2 Timothy 1:7 For God did not give us a spirit of timidity of cowardice, or craven and cringing and fawning fear, but he has given us a spirit of power and of love and of calm, and well-balanced mind and discipline and self-control. The verse above I read the other day during one of […]

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Unbroken

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  “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand a true life story of brave men, in particularly one man Louie and he survived, endured, and found hope through the shittiest parts of life. The story of Louie deeply inspired and encouraged me. While in the hospital last week, my brother came to spend some time with me while […]

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Steroids, Oh What a Feeling!

If you haven’t guessed by the title of my post. I am on mega dosages of steroids right now. To say that I am feeling a bit like a rollercoaster ride gone haywire is an understatement. I feel like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Not a good feeling at all. My only saving grace is […]

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Forgiving others, Forgiving me

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This month I went on a bit of a buying spree. I bought 3 new books that got my attention while browsing a Christian book store. I bought 2 from there and I found another at Winco my grocery store. I believe the four books I am reading were divine attentions from God. He needed […]

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New Chapter

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The best new chapters begin with faith and honesty. Chris Brown Friday April 17th, I had my dilation surgery. The first one in a long time without my trach. Because of the larynxspasms I have had in the past in my voice box the Anesthesiologist has to be more mindful than usual. Part of my […]

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How Do I Breathe?

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I am still in awe to the fact that I have been trach free for 7 days. Last Tuesday March 31st, I go the surprise of my life when Dr. Anderson took my trach out permanently. I was expecting to start the plugging process. To be truthful I was scared of the plugging process because […]

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Feeling Hopeful.

I cannot believe that March is almost over. It went by fast. It always does when you are having fun, right? I had lots of fun in March. I am happy to report that I accomplished 4 of the 6 goals I set for myself. What I didn’t accomplish was making an eye doctor appointment. […]

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Indian Spiced Turkey Burgers

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  Recipe four is complete. It turned out marvelous. Yummo! That is the perfect word for this recipe. I chose Indian-spiced turkey burgers on page 268 of “Practical Paleo”. The cookbook I’ve been cooking from this month. I am enjoying the process of cooking again with some help from my friends. First of all, the […]

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