How My Ex-husband Read My Diary and Changed My Writing Forever

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Lupus Pain – My Story

Lupus is an autoimmune disease, no known cause, therefore there’s no cure.  Lupus is usually diagnosed in women in their child-bearing years but includes children, men and, older women.  This is just my story Lupus affects patients differently in organ involvement and severity.  There are different forms, most common is Systemic Lupus Erythematosus or SLE. … Continue reading Lupus Pain – My Story

“How are you staying so calm?”

One month into our debt free journey and we have our first true emergency. We own a small house down south beside my sister, so we went south for the holiday weekend. Once we arrived, we turned the thermostat up and went over to visit with my sister. When we came back to go to… Continue reading “How are you staying so calm?”

What’s the Difference Between an Elephant and a Chocolate Chip Cookie?

We paid off one more bill this week, and I feel different. When we paid off the first two bills, I was excited about it and still unsure if we can continue this. Can we keep the momentum and stay focused?  I’m not totally amazed that we managed it - I’m CONFIDENT about it!  We… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between an Elephant and a Chocolate Chip Cookie?

Money and Relationships

Changing behavior with money is the key to budgeting.  Paraphrasing one of my favorite quotes by Charles Swindoll “Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it” reflects how I feel about money.  Its amazing how funding an emergency fund changes our reactions.  I’ve experienced  its unwise to make financial decisions… Continue reading Money and Relationships