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#dSavannahDefects – F is for…

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…fatigue If I need to quickly define my health issues, I say I have “chronic fatigue and chronic pain”. (Cuz even *I* can’t remember all 20-something of my diagnoses.) As I described depression as being sad times 1,000, fatigue is being tired times 1,000. Times a million. I just ran across a site called “Mis-Treated“, about a woman’s search for answers to health problems. As I’ve clicked and clicked and read a bunch of posts, I’m mentally jumping up and down (cuz physically jumping up and down would hurt). She is writing about ME. About MY Story. About dealing with being chronically ill and disabled. She wrote a very cogent post, “Five Reasons Fatigue Isn’t Like Normal Tiredness (Proving Most People Don’t Get It)“. And … Continue reading

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So you want to be a writer…. (pt 1)

My old typewriter, that I purchased at an antique store in the middle of nowhere, Arkansas, for a mere $35. Every writer needs an old typewriter, mainly to remind us how far we

I signed up for The Insecure Writers Support Group (#IWSG) a while ago, which comes with the obligation to write a post the first Wednesday of every month. I signed up for several reasons: 1, 2, 3 ~ I’m a writer, I’m insecure, and I have opinions about writing that I want to share; 4 ~ I’m an editor; 5 ~ I figured it would force me to write a blog post at least once a month. It didn’t. And I got removed from the list of bloggers, as I should be, considering the last and first #IWSG post I wrote was in May. So, I signed up again and I’m trying again. Can’t promise there will be a post on writing the first Wednesday …