About Me

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I have spent a great deal of my life battling illness. I suffered from Crohn's Disease and eventually had abdominal surgery, thwarting the Crohn's and budding cancer cells. Since my surgery in 1995 I have been relatively free from Crohns', although I had several subsequent surgeries related to my ileostomy..When my disease was in remission, I don't think my husband realized how bad it could get, but he has stood by me. I also have suffered from various autoimmune disorders and am diagnosed with Stage IV Kidney Disease. Fortunately, I am maintaining and do not need dialysis at this point. We adopted our son and later found out he had cerebral palsy, so he became my career. Dan has had two surgeries and tons of therapy and is able to walk because of it. He is a college graduate and is employed as an Information Specialist. We are very proud of his accomplishements. I am now part of the retired generation and still getting used to the idea. I do enjoy crafting, traveling and being with family and friends. I am active in my church and feel that the hardships we endure are there to build our faith. I like to live life in the "now" as we never know how much time is left.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Meet me on Monday

Here are the questions:  You must copy and paste and then answer the questions so we can all get to know each other better.


1. I can't stand when someone ________?

2. Do you do daily, weekly or monthly grocery shopping?

3. What kind of car do you drive?

4. Crunchy or soft tacos?

5. What's the habit you are proudest of breaking?

My answers:

1.  I can't stand when someone betrays me.

2.  We usually do weekly grocery shopping, but sometimes, it becomes daily.

3.  I drive an old Dodge Intrepid 2000

4.  I like cruncy tacos...if they break, I have taco salad!

5.  I am proudest of quitting smoking 12 years ago.

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