No More Morning Abductee Look

I am on oxygen now for five years. I use a concentrator to sleep, and that bloody thing purrs and thumps all night like the sound effect from a science fiction movie where the captured slaves go in single file to their daily chores, and the machinery churns in the background. I also use a…

Flash Back Monday – At Last, One Of The Tribe

At Last, One Of The Tribe Posted on August 20, 2010 As I pulled into the parking lot of a store and parked yesterday, another car pulled in and parked just a spot away from me. The driver got out, and he reached into the car and pulled out a blue bag, and slung it over…

28 Days – September

It is said that in order for something to become a habit, you need to repeat it every day for 28 days for the brain to set it in. And so, once every month, I begin something new that I call “28 Days”. All too often in blogs and tweets and Facebook pages dedicated to…

Do You Suffer With #Sarcoidosis?

Do you suffer with sarcoidosis? So sorry to hear that. I don’t. I don’t allow anything to make me suffer. If something is making you suffer, then you have allowed it to have power over you. So I don’t use the word suffer in my vocabulary. Change you way of thinking. Change your words. Change…

Flash back Monday – Shipping Off A Dream

How fast the weeks fly by, don’t they? Well, it’s Monday again, and that means I dig deep into my blog archives and give you another blast from my past Shipping Off A Dream Posted on August 19, 2010 Yesterday, I went to the UPS store and shipped off a package, and with it went a…

Flash Back Monday – No, You Don’t Owe Me Anything

Welcome to another wonderful Monday morning and a trip in my blog time machine. No, You Don’t Owe Me Anything Originally Posted on August 16, 2010 There is something that people do that I never could really understand. It is not something I ever remember experiencing growing up or in my young adulthood. It is my…

Flash Back Monday – It’s Weird Being Old This Young

It’s Weird Being Old This Young Originally posted August 10, 2010 It’s very odd having illnesses that typically affect the elderly. Heart failure is usually associated with elderly people in the later stages of their life. Well, at least that is how the medical and pharmaceutical companies depict it. Every time I go onto a…

News Flash!!

Everyday I post a good bit of information related to sarcoidosis, heart failure and pulmonary hypertension on my Facebook Page and Twitter feeds from articles I read throughout the day and also from other sources on twitter and Facebook. If you don’t have a Facebook or Twitter account and would like to get all this…

Sarcoidosis and Social Security Disability Benefits

Today’s post is a guest post from Molly Clarke about social security disability as it relates to Sarcoidosis. Thanks Molly for the great information Sarcoidosis and Social Security Disability Benefits By Molly Clarke Sarcoidosis is a chronic disease that is characterized by inflammation of different organs. Most commonly, sarcoidosis affects the lungs, lymph nodes, eyes,…