Posts Tagged ‘#TheySayEveryonehasaStory’

Another Day, Another Month, Another Year…

Another Day, Another Month, Another Year…

               A personal series on medical gaslighting, cancer, forgiveness, and healing. New posts in this series will appear on Wednesdays.

I used to be such a devoted blogger. Even when life was hard, good, or too busy I was committed to those two posts a week. But the end of 2021 & 2022 nearly broke me, not nearly it did break me.

“You have a large cancerous tumor, and it is strangling you.” I was relieved to finally have a diagnosis after two years of feeling sick and numerous hospitalizations. Relief quickly turned to terror. I’ve heard the “C” word before. Recurrence can’t be good.

What happened?

For four years I had some form of abdominal pain every single day. I pretty much convinced myself I was a hypochondriac. For two years I had reflux occasionally, then once a week, and then every single night. ER doctors said it was caused by my Celiac disease, and or diverticulitis.

My primary doctor said my bloodwork was all good. He prescribed anti-acid medication. It did nothing.

Was I being Gaslighted?

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I’m wearing white every day…

Fall Reading

As of August 1st I’ve wanted to wear white every day, visit local parks, the beach and the hot dog and hamburger cravings are crazy. I’m such a summer person and I won’t give it up easily but I’m also a planner and it’s time to fill my fall book shelf. Normally I’m a scaredy cat but my #FallReading has to be scary or at least mysterious.

The first book in my #FallReading to be read pile is The Brown House. For me the title screams fall and scary and it’s based on a real house!

Meet the Author

Christy Sloat  is a California girl that resides in New Jersey with her husband, two young daughters and her Chihuahua, Sophie. She has embraced the love of reading and writing since her youth and was inspired by her grandmother’s loving support. Christy loves adventurous journeys with her friends and can be known to get lost inside a bookstore. She is the bestselling author of thirteen novels including, The Librarian, The Visitors Series, The Past Lives Series and the award-winning Slumber Duology.

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Realize Your Writing Dreams by Doreen McGettigan
Stranger In My Recliner book cover
Book - Bristol Boyz Stomp by Doreen McGettigan
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