It’s a heart attack! It’s a dislocation! No, wait! It’s a birth defect!

This week has been rough to say the least...  Tuesday morning I woke up feeling my "normal" self… (what I would consider normal pain levels, what I would consider normal nausea levels, etc... no alarm bells were sounding.) I took my morning steroids and sleepily snuggled my kitty while they kicked in. I dozed off … Continue reading It’s a heart attack! It’s a dislocation! No, wait! It’s a birth defect!

Rare Disease Day 2019

Today, February 28th, is International Rare Disease Day.  What is a rare disease? The answer to this question varies depending on where in the world you live. If you live in the United States like I do, in order for a disease to qualify as rare, less than 200,000 people are affected by the illness … Continue reading Rare Disease Day 2019

Blogmas Day 5: Secret Santa Extravaganza

After having discussed the differences between a Secret Santa gift exchange and a White Elephant gift exchange yesterday, I thought that I would talk about the three Secret Santa gift exchanges I participated in this year.  I signed up for these exchanges online. The first exchange I signed up for was one that consisted of … Continue reading Blogmas Day 5: Secret Santa Extravaganza