Well I’m back. I took a few weeks away from posting as my family and I moved again, the second time in less than one year. Primarily due to budget constraints with the larger home we moved from. Secondary to that was the fact we had an incredibly large backyard which was larger than the... Continue Reading →
There is one experience I have briefly touched on since I began this journey with my Blog. The time I began to develop Seizure activity in 2010. It is hard to believe it has been seven years since. Rather than getting every specific detail from my wife of what happened next, I’m choosing to share... Continue Reading →
Ah summertime!! The sun is shining, the air is warm and the snow has melted! For many, this is a time to celebrate surviving another winter and time for summer vacation. There really is nothing like summertime. For some, this time of year is met with cautious optimism. What do I mean by Cautiously Optimistic?... Continue Reading →
In a world as connected as ours, friendship spanning across the globe is a simple evolution. This morning I saw that Facebook has surpassed 2 Billion users each month. Taking into account other Social Media platforms such as, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat it is no wonder our modern society has developed into what we take... Continue Reading →
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Medical Musings with Friends started in January 2017. I was resting one afternoon in my bedroom, contemplating the new year ahead & wondering what possible purpose my life could hold, as my body kept spectacularly attacking me from every angle.
I have a Rare Genetic Bone Disease with multiple bone breaks & ongoing surgeries, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Permanent Colostomy due to a bowel prolapse, Fibromyalgia, Sjogrens Syndrome, Trigeminal Neuralgia, an inflammatory nerve disease, Scoliosis & Severe Degenerative Disc Disease plus a few other issues. It can be slightly overwhelming when the list adds up.
I suddenly had an idea, a slightly crazy idea, that maybe if I set up a closed forum for people with chronic, complex & rare diseases it could be an extension of my blog. A place where a few people could gather to provide support & genuine understanding. A place where it was ok to “muse” about…
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Before continuing to read this article, I strongly encourage you to take a moment to read my previous writings to gain a stronger understanding of my life experiences to this point. I discussed the first time in my life where I was challenged by a chronic autoimmune disease, Ulceritive Colitis in 2003. I also have... Continue Reading →
There's one constant in our everyday lives. At the end of the day we end up in bed. Though that bed may vary depending on a given situation. Typically it will be our own bed, either shared with a partner or simply laying by ourselves. Other times it may be a couch, a chair, a... Continue Reading →