Wednesday, April 16, 2014


Good Afternoon, It has been a long time since I have written anything.  I have had a lot going on and I am trying to figure things out, but since that may never happen I figured I should get come back and explain. It t has been almost a year since I starting getting sick.  It started out as a cold while I was at a convention in Portland Oregon.  Then it went into a salivary gland infection from there it took months to diagnose that I have an auto-immune disease call “Sjorgren’s.”

 Although the hallmark symptoms are dry eyes and dry mouth, Sjögren’s may also cause dysfunction of other organs such as the kidneys, gastrointestinal system, blood vessels, lungs, liver, pancreas, and the central nervous system. Patients may also experience extreme fatigue and joint pain and have a higher risk of developing lymphoma.  
 Currently I have 6 of this symptoms.

I had never heard of this disease before but over 4 million Americans are living with this disease. 9 out of 10 are women.  So now I am living with it and not letting it stop me while I still can.  There may come a time when this disease stops me but maybe not.  I am going to keep fighting and living each day as best I can.

The next post will be more upbeat I promise.

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