I Have Cancer

It's a frightening thing to say; to admit. And on Valentine's Day 2019, I learned at my local ER that I have cancer. Chronic myeloid leukemia, to be precise. The same cancer that killed my husband's grandmother; a version of the cancer that plagues my grandmother now; a cancer that allegedly isn't hereditary; a cancer … Continue reading I Have Cancer

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Strangulation on Medicine: My Life as a Pain Patient

What is life like as a pain patient in America? I invite you to take a walk in my shoes.

Life is Pain, So What’s the Point?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PP8R2tl71g4 5 years ago I started down the long path of chronic illness. I have struggled (and continue to do so) through a series of varying issues, beginning with a little umbilical hernia. Right after that was fixed, I became pregnant with my last child which reopened the hernia and caused significant pain throughout my … Continue reading Life is Pain, So What’s the Point?