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Travel Health Experiments of a Fibromite

I experienced an unexpected blessing on my Baltics trip – the fibromyalgia monster within was tamed to a gentle kitten’s playful bite. Maybe it was all the walking? On average, I must have walked 5 or 6 hours a day, even with … Continue reading

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Riga Culture Shock

I am immersed in a whirlwind of the big city. After a week in tranquil Estonia, the capitol of Latvia feels huge and on permanent fast forward. Trams clanging everywhere. The little green striding walk man shrieking at me to … Continue reading

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A Fibromite’s New Year Resolution

I took a walk in the snow today. Not a delicate, lazy snow of crystal masterpieces and satisfying fluffy heaps that pack into perfect snowballs and dress the trees in formal white tie tuxedos for a romantic gala, but a fine, blowing … Continue reading

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Scariest Words in the Dictionary

Yesterday morning my husband fell off his daily tightrope and landed on his face. Not a literal tightrope, but it might as well be for those of us who traverse the everyday balancing act of living with a chronic medical … Continue reading

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The A/C Challenge

It’s hot in Wisconsin. I mean HOT. Stifling, suffocating, saran-warp clinging clothes, hazy, skin-crawling HOT. I just want to lie on the floor and cease to exist until a major storm front rolls through and whisks this numbingly awful heat away. … Continue reading

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A crutch towards insight

Crutches are designed to be aides in movement. A tool of mobility for those unable to walk otherwise. The broken leg, the sprained ankle. Or in my case, the stress fracture. But these silver, ugly crutches of mine are also … Continue reading

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Gdansk Guide Posted & Countdown to Iceland Begins

I have rounded off my guide to Poland with a new city guide for Gdansk, a little-visited city on the Baltic coast of Poland that was one of my favorite discoveries of my journey through Eastern Europe. The new guide … Continue reading

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