Monthly Archives: February 2015

Ahhhh, Winter

If you don’t know me or can’t tell from the name of my blog or the title of my post, I love winter. I mean, I seriously love winter. I always have, and I’m pretty sure I always will. As … Continue reading

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Some Days

Have you ever wished you had been created without emotion? For me, the answer to that question is a resounding, “YES!” Couple a┬áchronic illness that results in extreme fatigue with an ongoing battle against depression, and you have the recipe … Continue reading

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Underneath it All

This morning I was scheduled to be in the city near where our church meets. For me, that is about a thirty minute drive. As I opened the curtains upon getting out of bed, I saw a few snow flurries … Continue reading

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Summer blues

One of the most difficult things for me since being diagnosed with MS has been the loss of complete and unencumbered mobility. There was a time, as recently as several months ago, that I got out of bed every morning, … Continue reading

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A Marriage Story: Epilogue

Last night my husband and I enjoyed something we rarely get: steak. We went to the grocery store and saw that our local Cub Foods was running a sale on good New York Strip steaks. Normally over $11.00 a pound, … Continue reading

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A Marriage Story (Part 8)

I have spent the last few days ruminating about how to proceed. Events at this stage happened quickly. I do not want to do them an injustice by simply stating what happened and moving into an epilogue; however, I do … Continue reading

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A Marriage Story (Part 7)

This is the first time I have sat down at my computer to type this story and found myself not wanting to do so. I’ve actually been sitting here for thirty minutes browsing Pinterest, checking Facebook and Twitter, reading news … Continue reading

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A Marriage Story (Part 6)

If you’ve been following along through each chapter of this story, you probably have realized that this was a complicated event that, even though the crux of it did not take place over years but rather over months, there still … Continue reading

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A Marriage Story (Part 5)

As I read through the journal pages that chronicle this story, I am surprised by the emotions elicited from the words on the pages. Three years have passed since those pages were filled with words and stained with the tears … Continue reading

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A Marriage Story (Part 4)

The date is March 8, 2012. The first sentence in my journal entry for this date reads, “On this day I should have died.” Recalling the events of the day stir a tsunami of emotions. It is only in looking … Continue reading

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