The Alternative way….

“Set of practices which cannot be tested, refuse to be tested, or consistently fail tests. If a healing technique is demonstrated to have curative properties in properly controlled double-blind trials, it ceases to be alternative. It simply…becomes medicine.” Richard Dawkins For almost 2 years I had been living […]

The Beast returns…

“There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life’s sores the better” Oscar Wilde March 2009… The beast returns…… Around the end of March, as I was driving to […]

New World

“A lot of people resist transition and therefore never allow themselves to enjoy who they are. Embrace the change, no matter what it is; once you do, you can learn about the new world you’re in and take advantage of it.” Nikki Giovanni Welcome to my New World…… […]

Is it Celiac’s?

“Your lifestyle- how you live, eat, emote, and think- determines your health. To prevent disease, you may have to change how you live.” Brian Carter Around the second week of October the pain, cramping, bloating, constipation returned, and it was bad, really, really bad. This time I was […]

Hell in a Handbasket…

    Not merely “going to hell”, but going to hell easily and rapidly. January came and my life got worse… Welcome to 2007! I had become so addicted to the hydrocodone to keep the pain at bay; I had no feelings, thoughts, or ideas and was getting oblivious […]

Life can be so unfair…

“I know the world isn’t fair, but why isn’t it ever unfair in my favor?” Bill Waterson Since March I haven’t really been myself; first the death of my father then my body going to crap. There was the Walk Your AS Off campaign moving onto World AS […]

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