My mom passed away today. I will be taking a break to attend to family matters.

Happy Father’s Day to One of the Best!

A Man who grew up with no running water, no electricity, or heat. Now walking around in the age of computers and cellphones... I remember the day he brought home a "microwave" for my mother. All of us kids would watch that big, heavy, electric box cook as my mom would yell at us not... Continue Reading →

Dear Future Me …

May 2018 Dear Future Me, You will be reading this when you turn 70, in 2037. You will have had fibromyalgia for 40 years. Maybe you will be cured, perhaps not. Either way, I am writing so you remember your time in 2018. How you searched and fought to live your best life with this... Continue Reading →

My Brother, My Soldier

Kory was 37 years old when he died from a very aggressive form of cancer at the Brooke Army Medical Center, in San Antonio Texas. Kory was a Specialist in the U.S. Army. Kory became my little brother when he was 9 years old, we adopted him from South Korea. Kory was my brother for 27 years... Continue Reading →

Hello, Shadow Boxer???

The dictionary defines shadowboxing as a form of exercise used for training in combat sports. In psychology "shadowboxing" is a process one uses to overcome a negative self-image so success can be achieved. In the book I co-wrote, The ShadowBoxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal, we define Shadow Boxers as individuals who are fighting against a disease... Continue Reading →

The Shadow Boxers

I co-wrote The Shadow Boxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal, with my friend, Karen Anderson. It was published in July of 2017 and now sells on Amazon for only $9.99. You may be interested in checking this book out further. We believe in offering options, not opinions. (There is also a Kindle version for $4.99.) This book is about Fibromyalgia... Continue Reading →

Tagged! You Behind the Illness…Told in Four’s.

My friend Terri at her absolutely fantastic blog, Reclaiming H.O.P.E. has invited me to participate in telling you a little bit about me behind my illness. Like Terri, I am someone who mostly blogs about living with fibromyalgia. I appreciate this chance to talk about things that have nothing to do with illness, and this looks fun!... Continue Reading →

For All The Shadow Boxers!

First and foremost, thank you! I co-wrote the book, The Shadow Boxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal. This is the FIRST interactive journal about Fibromyalgia Syndrome to be published on Amazon -ever! This journal now sells on Amazon for $9.99! This journal is proving to be very helpful to many individuals with all types of chronic illnesses, not... Continue Reading →

The Shadow Boxers, Fighting Fibromyalgia, Your Personal Journal.

After you have been diagnosed with a chronic illness, you will begin to know yourself intimately. You will be looking at your life as a glass; half full or half empty. There may be days when you can't even find the glass. You will have to decide how you will live with this chronic illness.... Continue Reading →

An Interactive Journal Just For You!

We have covered some of the 6 healthy habits to develop in order to live your best life with fibromyalgia, those that have been reading these habits know that they can be applied to almost any time in your life that creates a huge change, negative or positive. These habits are just part of the... Continue Reading →

I am Tired.

I honestly doubt myself tonight. Am I strong enough to get through the next week? Everything I am trying to do is crumbling around me, and I just keep smiling and saying "yes," "yes," "yes!" I'm trying to fix a line editor's suggestions for my book, but I didn't have the right program, so I... Continue Reading →

I am a Shadow Boxer

The Shadow Boxers Fighting Fibromyalgia Your Personal Journal   What is a Shadow Boxer? A person who fights an invisible illness. A person who overcomes what tries to bring them down. A fighter. We are all Shadow Boxers. We all have had to fight through insurmountable odds at one time or another. Every day people... Continue Reading →

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