No, seriously…butt pain is good!

The pain increased throughout the next week, and when I called the GI Doc to report in, all he could tell me was to double the dose of cream. “OK, but are you sure there’s not something else going on?  This is getting worse…it isn’t getting better.”  I said.  “These types of abrasions are really Read More…

Your friendly neighborhood GI Doc

A couple days later, at my first appointment on August 15th, the Doctor seemed entirely unenthusiastic about his life in general.  And he certainly didn’t seem too pleased with his job choice of probing people’s backsides for 40+ hours a week.  To try to lighten him up I asked “so…how did you get into this particular Read More…

A Tiny Spark Can Trigger Massive Change

But could I even relate? In summer 2012, as I began writing and creating products to help people stop having ‘bad days’, I felt that people would need to know that I could relate to hard times.  So I searched my mind for the hard times I had been through in the past.  But I Read More…

Why?

In the early spring 2012 I pondered and wrote for many weeks about what it was that was bringing me so much joy.  And why I woke up so thrilled with each new day now. And why all my circumstances improved so dramatically and suddenly.  I felt drawn to creating a crystal clear written reminder Read More…

Stop Settling and Start Living

Here’s the next installment in “There Is No Bad Day“.   Stop Settling And Start Living That became one of my Mantras since that fateful night in December 2011.  And I can honestly say that I have not had any bad days since then, which is hard to believe for most people when I tell Read More…

A Year of Extremes

Here’s the next installment of “There Is No Bad Day” Thanks in advance for your feedback…please be frank with me!  I’m not just looking for compliments, I realize that I may totally bore in some sections and I may need to scratch them entirely.  I want to hear the truth, so I can share truth Read More…

Explosion

Well…you asked for it!  So here it is. I’m going to start posting my story from last year, a page or two at a time.   I’m calling it: There Is No Bad Day Please comment as you read and let me know what you think.  Here goes!   Introduction – Explosion “I DON’T KNOW!  Read More…

I’m back ;)

And I am so thankful to be back. After months of uncertainty about my future life and health, to be back to “normal” is such an amazing contrast and blessing. Check out this 7 month sequence of changes my body went through: I don’t have any pictures of when I was down to 128 pounds Read More…

The Human Body is Amazing

8 weeks ago my body was about 50 pounds underweight at 129 lbs. All the muscles in my body were severely atrophied. It was intensely taxing to walk a few feet down the hall in the hospital.  I had to lay down sweating and panting from the exertion after. At the beginning of December I Read More…

Regardless of Your Circumstances…

We are all free to choose our thoughts, which control all of our experiences. And regardless of our circumstances, we always have the freedom to choose the way we think. Certainly outside circumstances, people, events etc. influence our thoughts and thinking.  But ultimately it is up to us to decide what to think and how Read More…