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Exhausted
I'm not sure why I'm so much more exhausted than normal lately.  My body feels like it's made of lead and I'm trying to walk through mud that rises past my shoulders.  It's hard to think and I feel like my brain is full of cotton balls, also termed "brain f...
I'm not sure why I'm so much more exhausted than normal lately.  My body feels like it's made of lead and I'm trying to walk through mud that rises past my shoulders.  It's hard to think and I feel like my brain is full of co...
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Imprisoned
As most of you know, I'm stuck home most of the time from chronic pain .  We don't have a car at the moment, but will be buying one from a friend very soon.  I'm very excited about that.  My 1994 Chevy Lumina Euro has seen it's final days and will be headed...
As most of you know, I'm stuck home most of the time from chronic pain.  We don't have a car at the moment, but will be buying one from a friend very soon.  I'm very excited about that.  My 1994 Chevy Lumina Euro has seen it'...
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This is great. #tcot   #conservative   #GOP   #Republican  
Not that we'd want to. But many Americans, perplexingly, have taken that path in the last ten years.
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A thought
A sobering thought occurred to me last night and now I can't get it out of my head.  If I were to die tomorrow in a car accident or something, the only people in the world that would miss me are DH and my parents.  Maybe my sister, but only because my paren...
A sobering thought occurred to me last night and now I can't get it out of my head.  If I were to die tomorrow in a car accident or something, the only people in the world that would miss me are DH and my parents.  Maybe my s...
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Thank you so, so much Sandi.  What you wrote means a lot.  I don't live in the Ozarks anymore, but I guess you could say my heart still does.  I'm from Piedmont, Missouri.  Thank you again for your really kind message.
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Happy World Book Day!
Today, as you can probably tell from the title of this post, is World Book Day .  I've been hooked on books since before I knew how to read.  When I was a toddler I carried my baby doll Crissy and my Little Golden Book Disney's Peter Pan everywhere with me....
Today, as you can probably tell from the title of this post, is World Book Day.  I've been hooked on books since before I knew how to read.  When I was a toddler I carried my baby doll Crissy and my Little Golden Book Disney'...
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This girl has the same disorder I have, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS), a disabling rare genetic syndrome that is quite painful and limits mobility in many people.  She is in a motorized wheelchair, as her joints are in such ill health as to not be able to push herself in a manual wheelchair.  She is raising money to be able to get a lift for her wheelchair in her vehicle, without the lift she can't get her motorized wheelchair in her automobile.  If you can donate that would be great.

I don't know this woman, but I'd hope to get the same response from strangers, too, if my EDS was causing me to be put in the spot she is now.

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My name is Cassandra Schmidt, I am 27years old and I have Ehlers Danlos Syndrome type 3. Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (or EDS) is an incurable connective tissue disease caused by genetic defect/mutation. There are several different types and all types can have overlapping features. I was born with this...
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Thank you so much Amy, I can't say thank you enough.
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Pain wears you out and lowers your self-esteem
Today has been an icky day, as well as yesterday.  My joints and muscles are hurting really bad, and I'm just so worn out from the pain.  I feel like crying.  I have so much to do, I need to wash a load of laundry, fold the clean laundry piled up in the bed...
Today has been an icky day, as well as yesterday.  My joints and muscles are hurting really bad, and I'm just so worn out from the pain.  I feel like crying.  I have so much to do, I need to wash a load of laundry, fold the c...
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Scary. #LGBT   #LGBTQ   #homophobia  
The bill, which could result in businesses turning away LGBT customers without facing legal consequences, cleared a House committee yesterday.
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#racism   #racist  
Progressives like to believe they're enlightened, but they're no less vulnerable to their implicit biases
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Happy World Book Day!  #WorldBookDay
Today, as you can probably tell from the title of this post, is World Book Day.  I've been hooked on books since before I knew how to read.  When I was a toddler I carried my baby doll Crissy and my Little Golden Book Disney'...
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I hope you all had a wonderful, love filled Valentines day! There are many ways to experience love on Valentines day and one of those ways is by pampering yourself. I was so fortunate this month to receive an amazing subscrip...
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Hi!  I'm glad I found this community.  This is the first community post I've ever done!  :-)  I am TTC (obviously) and have PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome).  I don't have a pregnancy blog or anything, just my regular blog.  
I have a question, though.  We usually need to use lubricant when making love, but since I've been TTC we haven't, because we don't know if certain kinds make it harder for the swimmers to well...swim though.  I've seen all these lubes for women TTC on Amazon, and I was wondering if it is worth the extra money to buy a specialty lube?  If so, what brands are the best?  
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bibliophile, spoonie, crafter, pen paller, LGBTQ, kittymommy, zebra lover, hippie, socialist, bendy ♥❤♥
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I'd describe myself this way: partner; spoonie; kittymommy; friend; passionate; EDS zebra; fibro chick; Pagan-Catholic; lover of cats, dogs, zebras, & polar bears; hippie; survivor; blogger; writer; Socialist; Twitter/FB/Pinterest addict; peacemonger; reader; camera happy; pen paller; LGBTQ; political; excitable; open minded; empathetic; 33 years old.  Diagnosed with: Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Hypermobility Type (H-EDS), Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS), Epilepsy, Fibromyalgia, Chronic Myofascial Pain (CMP), Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), TMJ Dysfunction, Bipolar, Migraines, Keratosis Pilaris (KP), Eczema, Bruxism, Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Complex--Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD), Non-suicidal Self-Injury (NSSI), Hashimoto's Disease (Autoimmune Hypothyroid), Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), Social Anxiety, Panic Attacks. I love: Reading, writing, blogging, taking pictures, books, political & religious debates, feminism, world religions, liberal politics, writing long letters, political systems, individuals not crowds, ethics, optimism, great thinkers, children, babies, the USA, LGBT PRIDE, animals, laughing, sarcasm, goofiness, intensity Our kitties: Niki - our 5 year old girl tortie, Katya - our 3 year old girl brown tabby.
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I graduated with honors when I got my bachelor's degree. I'm a published writer.
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