Feel like a hippo sat on me wearing ankle weights - carrying a giant bag of quarters.
Wednesday, January 07, 2015 17 comments
Medical Supply Closet Contents Stuck To My Chest, Ha!
Friday, November 07, 2014 10 comments
I seem to be sporting a reverse MOHAWK...
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 9 comments
Operation 'Save My Feet'! A necessary chapter in my book?
Monday, October 13, 2014 17 comments
My Body Isn't a Wonderland. It's an Obstacle Course!
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 12 comments
Umm, I don't have enough underwear for that...
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 16 comments
As Ricky Ricardo says, "lemme splain". But first I wanted to share why I needed to give my body a fighting chance. See, apparently my home has it in for me, really. My pain has continually crept up because of a few things that were out of m... Read more
I don't need to count my blessings. They surround me!
Thursday, July 24, 2014 19 comments
S.O.S. I need help from my Spark friends...
Monday, July 21, 2014 29 comments
I'm struggling with such high pain since this second trip to the Mayo Clinic. I feel like I'm just enveloped in pain pain pain. I'm used to sucking it up in my own way and trudging through it. But this pain is like a pool of molasses though, ... Read more
Pain Management Therapy suggests I find one thing daily that I am able to do...
Saturday, June 07, 2014 13 comments
A self-loving life is like a bowl of trail mix...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 14 comments
Mourning the loss of my pain treatment
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 13 comments
It's been 3 weeks since my last round of pain treatment at the joint (the hospital), and those last drops of treatment drugs seem to have been depleted. I find myself sad about that since that also means that restful sleep is now a luxury I w... Read more
The next chapter.
Monday, December 16, 2013 16 comments
Strange week for me, as this will be my last week at work. Time to go on disability. I've been at my job for over 13 years, but Ethel has just become too much. The swollen bumps and lesions on my hands and feet make it just insanely painful to m... Read more
Did I surprise you?
Thursday, September 05, 2013 14 comments
Did you hear from me recently? Was it a bit of a shock? Hi, I'm Bren. I most likely slammed you with a goodie (or two) recently. If not, look out, it's coming. I'm basically blowing my spark points piggy bank and goody'ing all of my sparkly f... Read more
From the other side of the curtain.
Wednesday, August 07, 2013 9 comments
Back from another stint at the hospital due to pain ruling my world. Good times! Ok, not really. I had to drive myself to the hospital this time and have the valet guy get me wheeled over to the admitting desk (yuck). Once again I had most ... Read more
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