Have you ever had a friendship that ended in a complicated way? It sucks, right? Something may or may not have caused it, but either way, it never ended properly. Things were never solved. Definitely not because you didn’t try, definitely not because you didn’t care.…

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I know I’ve talked about being “out and proud with familial dysautonomia  (F.D.)” and made it sound oh so determined, but I mean that wasn’t a written contract, right?  Now, I’m not at all saying that I’m ashamed of it or anything, I’m just saying that some…

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Hello my lovely readers, Today I had the ‘wonderful’ opportunity to sit in a waiting room for about three and a half hours. Gotta love waiting for the ophthalmologist for an entire afternoon, right? Quite the riveting experience. Thanks for bearing with me, Dad 🙂…

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As some of you may have seen on my Facebook page, a couple of my F.D. friends have started blogs. I absolutely love interacting with others who also have Familial Dysautonomia (F.D.), because I feel like we understand each other in a special way. I’ve…

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Ever been told that you’re the one who knows yourself best? That you should listen to your instincts and go with your gut and all that? Hearing and saying these things is one thing, but actually following it in your everyday life can be tricky……

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Who here often has a problem being assertive? Do you ever feel like saying no to people is too hard? Would you rather avoid all conflict than stand up for yourself, even if you know you’re right?  Well, if you answered yes to any of…

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I don’t know about all of you, but I really don’t like the word ‘disabled’. Yes, the label can definitely be useful in a lot of different cases, but I still have issues with this word. Before I launch into my thoughts on all of…

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Hello all my beautiful readers, I come to you today with a few funny, but very real and serious thoughts. I was doing one of my favorite past-times earlier tonight… watching Ellen’s monologues on Ellentube. My goodness, I love that woman! In this one video…

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