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Same dragon, different day.

Went to Costco yesterday and found two thick, fluffy, memory foam pillows for my bed. Since my camp-out at Mom’s house became permanent, I’ve added a thick memory foam pad to the guest bed. It has helped a lot in the long, painful night department. Pillows of the same material, I figured, could only be …

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I’ve had a busy week. Monday was quiet, but Tuesday and Wednesday I spent at my aunt and uncle’s place, making breakfasts and dinners and preparing several freezable meals ahead. Yesterday I headed out early in the morning with Mr Wren to the VA medical center, where he got an epidural injection for pain from …

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First–thank you, everyone. Your comments to my last post lifted my spirits and made me smile. It’s so good to know there are people out there who understand and empathize about living with autoimmune arthritis.  Like anyone else who struggles to be “normal” while dealing with chronic pain and disability, occasionally I go dark and …

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Dry nightfall has arrived, finally, after a sizzling hot, seemingly endless day. The fireworks at sundown were an afterthought, Independence Day was already so overcooked. The smell of cordite hangs over the crackly, dark chapparal that surrounds me, waiting for a breath of breeze to waft it away.  With the state of our aching economy …

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