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Time Flies

I can’t believe it’s been so long since I have posted.  I have been writing posts, but they have been a bit angry.  You see, I prefer not to talk about having scleroderma, or living with it.  I prefer to write about it, but then I get on stage and make fun of it. I […]

Scleroderma Does Ugly Things to Beautiful People

Yes.  Scleroderma does do ugly things to beautiful people, and me, too. When I began this blog, my intention was to raise awareness of scleroderma.  I’m going on my sixth year with this blog, and awareness is not enough.  The truth is, scleroderma is an ugly disease.  It doesn’t directly affect breasts, and the damage […]

Divorce: The Best Thing to Happen to My Son’s Development

I had been married nearly eleven years when I told my husband I wanted to separate a while.  We eventually divorced, with all the ugliness that comes with such an event.  Then, things started going well between us, but it didn’t happen overnight, but we definitely have a better relationship now, than when we were […]

Scleroderma Project: Beneath The Surface, Should be Seen by Everyone.

  The title of my last post is, “I Hate The Documentary, Project Scleroderma: Beneath The Surface”.  I thought about changing the title, but I have decided to keep it, and follow up with this post.  I take you on a scenic route to my point, so feel free to jump to the paragraph that […]

I Hate The Documentary, Project Scleroderma: Beneath The Surface

Prologue Like most of my posts, I start with a topic, then go  ‘off-road’ with a personal related story and get back on track.   I have tried to change that, but this is after all, my blog.  Enjoy the crazy! I hate the documentary called Project Scleroderma: Beneath The Surfce For the longest time, […]

People Who Claim to be Pro-Life Confuse Me.

Douchebag: (Doo-sh-bag) n.  One who works to outlaw safe medical procedures for women while insisting vaccines should be optional. Use in a sentence:  Sean Hannity  should visit countries where vaccinations are rare and see what the measles do without treatment or prevention.  Sean Hannity is a Douchebag. The term Pro-Life, is a like a dog […]

Protecting The Kingdom At All Costs

  We all have fears.  Most people have a fear of things that will eat them.  Some may be afraid of heights.  I have a fear that walks a fine line between a little weird, and crazy.  One of my biggest fears is having to disrobe for a medical exam between waxing,  mistaken for Sasquatch […]

I’d Rather Have Chlamydia.

  The week of October 5, 2014, I had yet another stay in a veteran’s hospital with another weird diagnosis.   It’s only a matter of time before I recognize  my case in an edition of Scientific American’s Mystery Diagnosis article. Monday was busy, and Tuesday ended with a trip to the ER, presenting with […]

All Aboard The Mommy Guilt Train!

  Once upon a time, a mother refused to leave her hospital bed to visit her son in the NICU, and emotionally scarred him for life…  A fairy tale.  A pregnant woman was laying still on her left side, because she was told to do it.  She was told to do so many things to […]

Forget Scleroderma. My Credit Score Is A Bigger Problem

Unlike most Americans with chronic illnesses, in addition to Social Security, I have Veteran’s Benefits.  This has put me in a unique position.  It is why I am not afraid to seek medical care outside the Veteran’s Healthcare System and put myself in debt.  It takes more than a bad credit score and overdraft fees […]