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A Trip to the VA: Rat lungworm Urological Symptoms

A Story of a Girl and her Bladder after Surviving Rat Lungworm. A Trilogy My first appointment with the Urology clinic once I was on my own was January 20th, 2014. That’s 13 months and a day after I was released from the Community Living Center in the Phoenix VA Health Care System following my […]

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Eating Slugs Promoted on TNT AFTER Contestant Paralyzed, Nearly Dies

Yep, you read the title correctly, EATING SLUGS PROMOTED. John and I watched my episode of 72 Hours again last night after our hot tub session. We snuggled up on the couch and acted like it was the first time seeing it while my legs twitched this way and that. Gotta love spasms. That is […]

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Paddling the Swattie – A Cocoa Kayak Adventure

Monday night’s storms made for some higher waters on the Swatara (Swattie) and Quitapahilla (Quittie) Creeks this past week. Logically, we wanted to paddle. The owners of Cocoa Kayak, Deb and Ben Miller were planning to go play, and since water has been such an integral part of my recovery from rat lungworm, John and I happily tagged […]

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72 Hours Fijian Jungle Date Changed to 19 July 2013

72 Hours Fijian Jungle update! Season 1 Episode 7 of 72 Hours Fijian Jungle has switched dates. Since the show has been shifted to Fridays, all episodes after the 4th of July have been shifted to the left one week. That means, although I’ve been promoting watching my episode on the 26th, it will not […]

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Post Rat Lungworm – Sensations

The other day John and I were relaxing in the sun room. I was writing, probably about rat lungworm, while he planted some more starts for the garden. We were simply enjoying one another’s presence without conversation until… John asked me, “Don’t you feel that? It doesn’t bother you?” Looking up from the computer, I […]

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Words of Wisdom (Inspirational quotes) – I Can and I Will

I was up at 3:00 AM this morning, absolutely incapable of sleep. I lay still another hour before restlessly hobbling down the stairs. I stood aimlessly in the shadows between dusk and dawn for an eternity. I’m up. What now? The dogs got fed at 4:00 AM. They didn’t seem to mind. I returned to […]

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Rat Lungworm – Pain Management Using Noni

In a fit of pain in February, I began to look for other people who had dealt with the same pain, the same…horrific, mind numbing freezing, burning, prickling, itching crap that I’m still dealing with daily. To be exact, I figured I could contact the man featured here: I found this informative website run by his […]

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I.Will.Run.Again. is now I.Ran.

What began as a pretty mellow morning remained that way for a few hours longer. John casually juiced a second round. This time a combination of kale, spinach, apple, pear, banana, and strawberries. Nom nom nom….slurp! (That’s what she said) We drove to the Dirty Girl Mud Run based on my directions. HW 81N to exit 180 […]

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Morning in the Life of a Dirty Girl

If pre-race morning has been anything for me, it’s been anticlimactic.  I’m sitting in the sunroom with our starting veggies, sipping my coffee, listening to the song birds declare today glorious. (I’ve declared that already). I’ve done several sun salutations. I’m feeling quite warm and quite centered. Quite peaceful, quite blessed. In my previous, pre-parasite […]

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