Category Archives: pain

There Is Lots Of Snow Outside My Window

It began snowing sometime in the wee hours of the morning and hasn’t stopped.  I have a good hot cup of tea with me and working is slow but good. Chapter Seven is all ready to start. Working on the … Continue reading

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What is KASPER?

KASPER, or the Kentucky All Schedule Prescription Electronic Reporting, in the state of Kentucky is supposed to be nothing more than a database for physicians and law enforcement personnel according to their sight. What is KASPER? The Kentucky All Schedule … Continue reading

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A Quick Update

Yesterday, along with my husband, I went to see my primary care physician.  She examined my swollen joints – yes, it was VERY painful -, read through the pain journal I am now keeping per the pain management group’s request, … Continue reading

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Being Given The Runaround?

Yesterday was an extremely emotional and mentally exhausted day due to pain, fatigue, and nerves. With chronic pain these symptoms are always present. You can get around them, of course, but you have to be as clear headed as possible. … Continue reading

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Investing In Me

Now that things have settled down somewhat on the familial front, I spent some time sitting and thinking about what I wanted to accomplish this summer.  Since summer is my best time physically, I do a lot of getting out.  … Continue reading

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The Thundering Over My Head

  The Husband and I live in an apartment as you well know.  The previous upstairs neighbors have departed somewhere else and new neighbors are upstairs.  I know nothing of these people as they keep pretty close to themselves.  The … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, beautiful, friends, good days, good times, health, life, NaBloPoMo, novels, pain, pets, science fantasy, science fiction, stories, word counts, writing, writing projects | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

I Tell Ya…SOME Stories……

By this I mean:  Some stories will not let themselves be told except in a certain medium.  Usually my stories come out by typing steadily, sometimes doggedly at the keyboard.  Some stories, however, will not let themselves be told except … Continue reading

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In Need of a Playlist

Writing.  Writing.  Writing.  Erasing.  Saving.  New words and old words combine to make a novel when you are in the throes of a re-write like I am.  Because last week was such a difficult writing week, I had almost decided … Continue reading

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Rainy Thursdays Ain’t So Bad….

It is raining.  I felt the rain coming in last night actually.  Having arthritis is not fun, but sometimes it is useful – like predicting the weather changes.  Luckily the temperatures haven’t dropped horribly, so the pain isn’t as bad … Continue reading

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Gained Life Experience Points! Level up!

  An even happened last Sunday, September 22, that has had me processing and re-processing certain things about myself.  As you may have guessed, I have been really looking at the things I don’t like about myself.  I actually made … Continue reading

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