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It’s GBS Awareness Month!

This month is an important one to me, as I always try to bring awareness to the disease that nearly took my life 6 years ago after the birth of my daughter. Guillain Barre syndrome is a rare disease that … Continue reading

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Happily Ever After, apart.

A year ago today my divorce was finalized, and I couldn’t be happier with how far we have come the last couple years. Our separation was far from easy, but I am very proud of the relationship that we have … Continue reading

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“Flaws are just a unique piece of our history”

  “In Japan, broken objects are often repaired with gold. The flaw is seen as a unique piece of the objects history, which adds to its beauty. CONSIDER THIS when you feel broken” SUCH a beautiful quote!! I found this … Continue reading

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The Aftermath – My residuals from GBS and how they affect my life

My residuals from GBS and how they affect my life It’s been 5 years since my life changing experience with Guillain-Barre syndrome. Given the severity of my case (only about 30% of GBS patients end up on a ventilator), I’m … Continue reading

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What is Guillain-Barre syndrome?

*Updated version* I hear that all the time. People will ask me how I got the scar on my neck, or will say they heard that I had a rare disease, and ask what I had. When I tell them … Continue reading

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Tough times don’t last. Tough people do. 

    Our health is one of those things that we all take for granted. You would think after everything I’ve been through, I would remember that. The last few weeks have been extremely stressful for me, as I watched a … Continue reading

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Goodbye summer

Summer is slowly winding down. When I look back on the weather over the last few months, we’ve been pretty lucky. Overall, we had a really nice summer, and almost every weekend was hot and sunny. We were fortunate to … Continue reading

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