Category Archives: Broken Heart

UPDATE: IST and My Not-So-Broken Heart

Over the years since I was first diagnosed with IST, I have received many, many well wishes and kindly comments from folks who have found themselves in the same boat. I’ve also been asked for a lot of advice. I … Continue reading

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In the (Personal) News

Life has been a little crazy in my house for the last year or so. I lost a sister this time last year, and another moved in with my family and (happily on all accounts) stayed with us a bit … Continue reading

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Long Lost and Unwelcome Holiday Guests

So I had a little Thanksgiving shindig at my house. I spent the week before shopping for the fixings, hunting for the turkey (a locally produced farm bird), repainting the guest bathroom, cleaning the house, shampooing carpets, and of course … Continue reading

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Life’s a bitch. So is the author.

As a reader, I love, love, loveĀ a story where the protagonists have to earn whatever crumb of happiness they get. None of this deus ex machina bullshit. None of this coddling stuff. Luck? What the hell is luck? Certainly not … Continue reading

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Wandering Wisdumb 4

Here’s one I learned from my heart-thing, which occasionally causes me to have gaps in memory. I sort of just “lose” chunks of time, and find myself in odd circumstances, particularly when I over do the physical stuff. Suddenly realizing … Continue reading

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