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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.

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

What a Funk!

What do you do if you get in a funk.  If it were sunny out, I would go for a walk, but as always, it is cooler by the lake and foggy and rainy.  Sometimes I shop.  The other night we went to the casino....I won $500 on a machine when I got five bonuses!  Well, April is an expensive month with birthdays, events, and a wedding, so I can put it to good use.

I think I am full of self doubt about my new job.  I am looking for the day when I feel competent at it, don't get so stressed, etc.

Nothing else new going on in my life.  Going to have a mammogram visit my Mom and .  Woo hoo!

1 comment:

Gill - That British Woman said...

I think we all have days/weeks like that, Hang in there,