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I’m Immunocompromised and I’m Sick and Tired of Anti-Vaxxers and the Wilfully Ignorant

It’s very frustrating knowing that vaccines just do not work the same for those of us who are immunocompromised, leaving us at risk, seemingly no matter how many doses we … Continue reading

December 10, 2021 · 1 Comment

For Me, Autoimmune Comes in Multiples

For Me, Autoimmune Comes in MultiplesI recently wrote about my sudden hearing loss. If you missed it, you can catch up with that HERE. In that blog post, I promised … Continue reading

July 26, 2021 · 1 Comment

Fighting For Care

It has been nearly four months since I was first told I had kidney cancer and since, I have been dealing with bureaucratic bullshit to get the care each doctor … Continue reading

October 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Processing the Unexpected

“C” is for Cheri Cancer. There, I said it. I have Cancer. Kidney Cancer at that. Six little letters that completely change a life upon being told they belong to … Continue reading

July 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

I Think I’m Dying

OK I’m probably not, but it sure feels that way! I have been sick with the Flu for several days. The real Flu, not just some cold. Each day I … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · 21 Comments

Bringing Up Being Down

A Case of the Crazies Depression, the ten-letter-word we rarely hear except in relation to whichever┬áshiny┬ánew pill PhRMA is pushing. In fact, many of those suffering from it don’t talk … Continue reading

February 18, 2013 · 40 Comments

The Change in Our Pockets

Dear Leader (that means us), Experiences we have are a part of who we become and we are always evolving. Just like a child learns fire is hot and causes … Continue reading

December 19, 2012 · 12 Comments