What is Myasthenia Gravis? (revisited)

At a time when there is a pandemic going on and the US is dealing with protests and riots because of the murder of George Floyd, posting this seems almost irrelevant, but it's something my family has dealt and lived with for years, and I will continue to post this every June. June is Myasthenia … Continue reading What is Myasthenia Gravis? (revisited)

Do You Prefer Reading the Popular or Obscure Books?

Popular books: the ones everyone seems to be reading. Obscure books: the lesser known books that not everyone is reading. I have a small confession to make: whenever it seems like everyone is reading a particular book or series, I run far, far, far away from it. I just can't bring myself to read the … Continue reading Do You Prefer Reading the Popular or Obscure Books?

What is Myasthenia Gravis?

June is Myasthenia Gravis Awareness Month. What is Myasthenia Gravis (MG)? A not too well known autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that usually takes 1-2 years to diagnose, it’s also called the snowflake disease because every case is different. It usually starts with a routine infection, like the cold or the flu, and then myasthenic symptoms start … Continue reading What is Myasthenia Gravis?

What If…?

What If I took my child to school one day And sent him off with a hug and kiss and "have a good day" And watched him run, carefree and happy and laughing? What if I went home and changed his sheets So he could be surrounded by the soft scent of lavender As he … Continue reading What If…?

Why Couldn’t the Old Man Who Bumped His Head Get Up in the Morning?

You probably don't know this, but I can be a little dark and twisted. While I'd like to say it's from sleep deprivation, it's not. No, my friends and I have always been a bit...morbid. Since high school. At least. And then comes the sleep deprivation and entertaining 2 toddlers all day. And singing nursery … Continue reading Why Couldn’t the Old Man Who Bumped His Head Get Up in the Morning?

What Do I Do When I Want Cake, But No One Else Does?

Well, sometimes I make cupcakes and freeze most of them. Sometimes I look online for something like mug cakes! I have a mug. Now that it's practically summer here in Southern California, I don't use it for hot chocolate. Instead, it sits and waits for winter to come along again. Recently, Kimberly of Mother of … Continue reading What Do I Do When I Want Cake, But No One Else Does?

How Do I Get Out of Reader Hell???

I'm sure I can't be the only one. I'm sure there must be other readers who go through this. If not, then I guess I have this hell all to myself. Reader hell: wanting to read, but having some issues with it. Everyone probably has their own kind. Too many books and not enough time. … Continue reading How Do I Get Out of Reader Hell???