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Flowers and Daisies

The youngest of our three children, Sawyer, had just turned eight when he started loosing weight, complaining of stomach aches and feeling exhausted. We knew he had allergies and had been checking in with his pediatrician. At a follow up visit she checked his urine, then did a finger stick for blood and sent us… Continue reading Flowers and Daisies

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Shaking and Baking: finding laughter through tears with my diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease

Within a single twelve month period I lost my beloved mother to cancer, started menopause and was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.  The shock, grief and reality of being middle-aged collided with the realities of being mortal.  It was a lot to take in. I thought it was the mixture of grief, sleep deprivation and stress… Continue reading Shaking and Baking: finding laughter through tears with my diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease