Illness and Cancer

“Sixty shots of lidocaine on the wall”

Needle sharp shafts… pierce my skin… and leave their mark… with tiny burning flames…. I tense again and again…. my face a stoic mask…. I am too terrified to speak… afraid that what little bravery I hold… will spill out of these bloody marks…. Snakelike sheaths march up my veins… I taste the burning cautery… […]

My doctor was not happy with me!

I saw my psychiatrist today and told him my story about the shaking and anxiety symptoms and that I stopped everything. “Those symptoms are not from anxiety.  You have blah-blah-blah-blah”.  Some long word that meant I was having a reaction from the Abilify. And as Drs do, he started me on a medication to stop […]

Im just a mess…no more

Hi, I’m Lori and I’ve been a hot mess. It’s a hard reality to admit to myself, let alone write that little sentence on my blog.  But I have been struggling since Summer, first with depression, then with an attack of OCD, then with an attack of irritable anger, then with an attack of severe anxiety.  […]

Research proven flu remedy..JUST IN TIME!

Ok, WEB MD has given this its’ stamp of approval.  If you are wanting to keep the FLU BOMB in your cabinet this winter, its’ easy.  No trip to the Dr, just a very good quality SAMBUCOL black elderberry EXTRACT. Where to get it? GO ON LINE, and generally the more expensive versions are higher […]

Gratitude and silver linings

I was asked to post a video by a fellow blogger about his wife’s journey with mesothelioma at the age of 36.  It is a 3 minute video, and an amazing story.  I am too cheap to pay for video, so here is the link.  She and I share the ability to see the silver […]

Dont do what your Dr says, do what the bottle says

“The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its  limits.” Albert  Einstein This is a post about stupidity.  My stupidity. You may not be interested. You may think, how much stupid can one woman have in one month?  I can answer that:  A LOT.  But I am posting this even though it makes […]

My Medical Mystery I have spent the past week laid up in bed.  Six days of vertigo and three days before that with vomiting and feeling like I am dying/passing out.  Head flat, lights off.  I drink and 15 minutes later I have to pee.  Dark pee.  Why cant I hold in any fluid? I have […]