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Sunday Summaries, #6; Writing with a Chronic Illness

This last week has royally sucked. I've had a migraine literally almost the whole week. On top of that, it rained for a few days and that always messes with my Meniere's. I haven't really directly addressed my chronic illness yet, so this seems like a good time. I was diagnosed with Meniere's disease when… Continue reading Sunday Summaries, #6; Writing with a Chronic Illness

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Sunday Summaries, #5: 100 Days!

As of yesterday, I have written for 100 days in a row. I have a minimum word count that I require of myself, and I have hit it (or more) every day. Dean Wesley Smith talks about the "Power of the Streak" and I have to say that he is absolutely right. There were days… Continue reading Sunday Summaries, #5: 100 Days!

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Sunday Summaries, #4: CMV and Catching Up

This last week felt like it was never going to end. My husband still goes in for weekly blood tests to make sure all of his med levels are okay. He has also been being tested weekly for CMV. It's a virus that about 98% of the population has, but is relatively harmless to everyone… Continue reading Sunday Summaries, #4: CMV and Catching Up

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Sunday Summaries, Week #3: Sick and Tired

This last week was a long week. Trent and I both got sick (which is a bit scary for a transplant patient because any sickness could lead to a hospital stay.) But luckily it only lasted a few days and passed for both of us. A lot of sleeping happened. (And naps are rare for… Continue reading Sunday Summaries, Week #3: Sick and Tired