there is no such thing as Domestic Violence.

Did the title get your attention? I hope so, i hope it felt like a punch to the gut to women & men who have been abused. The title is to catch attention of mothers, daughters, sisters, friends…we all have women in our lives, but we don’t know what goes on behind closed doors, but…

i am happy

i have fibromyalgia. the medicine i take has an awful side effect–dry mouth. everyone has felt dry mouth, usually after playing a sport or shopping for a long time. most people drink something & they are better. people who suffer dry mouth deal with this discomfort every minute of every day. for years i’ve tried…

my Bat Mitzvah speech to my daughter

  Most people fall into categories to define who they are. I believe it is my nature to try to simplify my life by putting labels on things and on people. I tried to do so with you. When you were 2, I once watched you stack your wooden blocks into towers, red up, animals…

a treasured gift

I’ve been seeing the same WONDERFUL physical therapist once a week, off & on, for about five years. He is the light at the end of my week. I see him on Friday mornings…he puts my bones back into place. Because my pelvis is broken, my legs are uneven & different muscles will yank bones…

i’d like to introduce you to fibromyalgia

During our spring break, I made a promise to myself that I would use different parts of my body. I would give my right side, arm & back, a rest from blogging. I would give my physical therapist a break from having to place my vertebrae back in their proper places every. single. Friday. morning….