One Day Left on Earth

I was recently asked if I had one day left on earth, what would I do? What a question that is! It really got me thinking and wondering if that was the real case what would I really do or want? First, I would gather my immediate family and tell them how much I truly love them all. I would …

Teachers

Thinking back over the years, I have had some wonderful teachers. I really loved all my teachers but I can say since I was so ill in elementary school, they were some of my favorites. Remembering all the correct names is something I cannot do and do not want to name the wrong ones but I did have a few come …

Dear Younger Self

Dear Younger Self, Just wanted to drop you a note and let you know that I promise no matter what you think, things will get better. Even though you are terribly ill, in and out of the hospital, and in terrible pain all the time, I can assure you that your life will get so much better. You are going …

Ten Things I Learned From Being Ill

This was very interesting to me when I finally sat down to think about it. 1.) I thought I was the only one so ill. 2.) I was shocked to find out that in fact, I was not the only one. 3.) It was important to me to get well. 4.) My parents were amazing people (I knew that before …

WHAT IF????

Did you ever wonder what life would be like if something very intricate had never happened. I sometimes ponder on this but not too long. For me, what if I never became sick as a child???? What would my childhood have been like? My teen years? Would I have been athletic? Would I have moved to New York to pursue …

My Sister

Since we were children my sister Chelle and I have been pretty close. Although we are 4 years apart, there were times of normal separation because of our age. When I was first diagnosed she was only about 3 or 4 years old so she had no way of grasping the full extent of what was really wrong with me. …