I Can and I Will

For several years now my need to write and share hasn’t been foremost in my mind like it was when I began blogging. I developed Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension, a life altering illness, and for a time writing was not one of my priorities. It seemed more important to use whatever small parcel of energy allowed […]


This ‘n That, Chit ‘n Chat

Being just a hop, skip and a jump away from May is just unreal.   Time doesn’t seem to keep a steady pace; it either speeds or crawls … or both.   It crawls when you are waiting for something, speeds when you have a deadline.    Most of my winter was spent waiting; waiting for appointments, waiting […]


The Best Medicine For Me

I probably don’t have many readers left after all this time.    It’s been such a six months!    Just a quick update on me … some days I feel better and some days I don’t.   There is no change in the medicine yet but the doctor was going to try for a third time to get […]


Support Groups

My writing these days has been to the diary of a support group I’ve found that has been set up for people with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.   It seems like that (that being the disease) has been on my mind a lot the last four months (I wonder why) and I haven’t felt it was appropriate […]


What do you find if you look into your heart?

Look into your heart is a phrase I’m sure we’ve all heard numerous times, but yesterday I actually looked inside my own beating heart.    I was at the Dixie Regional Hospital, laying butt naked under a warm, white hospital blanket while a doctor and his crew went about doing what is called a “right heart […]


P.A.H. Humbug

“Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH) is high blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs (the pulmonary arteries). These arteries carry blood from the heart to the lungs, where it picks up oxygen before being pumped to the rest of your body.” If you go to that link it explains what I was diagnosed with yesterday.   […]