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What I’m Thinking

Did you know that it's Frederick Douglass' 200th birthday?  Did you know that he was not only a fugitive slave who gained his freedom, and an abolitionist, but also an advocate for women's rights and...

What I’m Feeling

Hooray for Deep Blue Rub!  Now I smell like Wintergreen, but I no longer feel like someone has been beating me about the back and shoulders with bags of wet sand....

What I’m Working

The last couple of weeks have been all about the roleplaying!  I'm prepping for a Pathfinder game I'm running on 2/28 and again on 3/7.  My go to desktop rpg client is Fantasy Grounds (www.fantasygrounds.com)...

What I’m Playing

I've been playing a lot of casual games because I'm so busy trying to prep for this week's game, and I'm finally well enough to get housework done.  My go-to for the week has been...

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my story

SURVIVING FIBROMYALGIA THROUGH GRACE AND SIDE HUSTLES

Singular. Passionate. Kind. Smart. Creative.

I didn’t ask for this life, but this is what I was given. My goal is to make it through, and somehow get all of the things I’ve ever wanted – love, family, hope and joy. Survival is key, but I’m trying to do it with as much compassion and grace as possible.

I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia in 1998, and it defines me. There is purpose in that. If Fibromyalgia defines me, then I can be honest about it. I can be gritty and dark and sad and brutal. I can also be hopeful and contemplative and driven and happy. At the core of it all, I can be truthful.

My truth won’t be your truth. It may not even be the truth of someone else with Fibromyalgia, but it will be truth. With this truth, I hope to shine a light on marginalized people. I hope to show the daily grind, the tough decisions, the coarse reality, so that those who don’t understand, might, and those who live the same will know they’re not alone.

latest from the blog

Butter Makes Your Pants Fall Off, Butter Bob, Dr. Ken Berry, and a Ketogenic Lifestyle
Posted By netjera  Posted On 01-Jun-2018

A History of Obesity I'm fat. There's no going around it sideways. I've known it for a while. To be truthful, I've been fat for longer than I've been thin. I was born in the 60s, and hit puberty in the 80s, when the Food Pyramid was first seeing its

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Tormentium: Dark Sorrow
Posted By netjera  Posted On 18-Mar-2018

Tormentium: Dark Sorrow* is an old title that I picked up on Good Old Games** last week.  It's a very dark story, with unique art that is very reminiscent of Geiger, but with a looser style.  Without giving too much away, the game follows an unknown creature with no memory,

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The Portfolio is UP!!
Posted By netjera  Posted On 23-Feb-2018

The Portfolio section is finally LIVE!  Each type of artwork is featured on its own tab, and some tabs have more than one section.  Hovering over an image will provide a caption with details about the work.  Some items have a download link, and clicking the link will download the

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