Category Archives: Living Life As I See Fit

I am Not Superwoman But I Got This!


Nope.  I am not.  I have no superpowers. No super speed or strength and I sure I can’t fly. I am not superhuman. I am not Superwoman but yet, I am determined to be her. I sometimes forget that I am … Continue reading

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Letter to the Single Mom on Keeping It Together…You Don’t Have To


Dear Single Mom: Most of us didn’t choose to be single moms but it happened.  Either because someone walked away, broke vows, and/or physically harmed us.  No matter how we got here, we never dreamed of being single moms when … Continue reading

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As Real As I Can Be


My 40th birthday is coming up here real soon, about a month and a half away. The older I get, the more I see my life is something to be celebrated.  I triumphed through some of the most difficult circumstances … Continue reading

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Does it ever get easier?


I can consider myself a graduate in the lesson of living life with rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia/chronic illness.  I don’t consider myself an esteemed alumnus yet. I will leave that to those of you five or more years ahead of … Continue reading

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I am not in remission


But I wish I was.  Rheumatoid Arthritis and the quest for remission, in my opinion, is like trying to locate the holy grail or it is like an exclusive country club. I have read all the information about remission and … Continue reading

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Life Happens to You While You Are Busy Making Other Plans


The title of this post is a John Lennon quote and it has described my life for a quite sometime.  I am always making plans and my plans always change.  I manage to swerve when life throws me curves and … Continue reading

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Personal Growth and Happiness


Personal growth is the most important thing for any individual to do before they can move forward with their lives.  It comes when we realize that our goals and our priorities have changed and when they have an adverse effect … Continue reading

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