Before my Ehlers-Danlos diagnosis,Athena and I bent ourselves around one another to sleep. Before my ASD diagnosis, Athena helped me stim. Before my sensory processing disorder diagnosis, Athena helped me … Continue reading Before and After: A Poem
Dog Gone Heartbreak
The most important job she did for almost 12 years was to save my life. I couldn’t give up with her beside me.
Make-up for Lost Time
You would not be able to tell from most of the videos over the past year-But makeup is one of my special interests. I stopped wearing makeup while I was … Continue reading Make-up for Lost Time
Officially an Author
It’s done. I published my first book. I didn’t think my first book would be a cookbook, but I’m pretty proud of it. Yes, there are edits already to be … Continue reading Officially an Author
Self-publishing in Secret
This year I created something special for my family, friends and connections-all in secret!
The Car that Ran on Prayers
I lost my friend, my literary agent, and my religion in a few weeks. I was at a loss as to where my book would land…
Caring for Me
She was only 18 when she started-But our bond would grow tighter than I could imagine
The Quality of My Life
Have you ever contemplated the worth of your life? What is my disabled life worth? Anything?
My Favorite Store
I miss the employee discount, and now I actually put my life in danger to get there and back home. Allow me to explain.
Teach Our Children Jobs
As I write this, more than 10 full-time home health care positions exist within a mile of my location and there is no one to fill them.