When you discover you have a chronic ailment as a teenager it can alter your life. I share my experiences with Thrombophlebitis; what it is, how to cope and the way forward for a healthy, happy life. In today’s world, it is not uncommon to have an abnormality.
The saga continues, adventures with Joey were nonstop. It didn’t matter that everything we did together was bizarre, like taking pictures in front of a mausoleum on a snowy Christmas day. I was on a mission to fix him. I saw only his sensitive side and denied what was dangerous.
When I am in the presence of trees, I feel happy, safe and protected. Whether they are in a park, or the forest, or stand-alone, I am in awe. I share my unique journey with a 150 yr. Monterey Pine as it has reached the end of its life.
My first date with Joey extended for three days. I was transfixed by this unconventional guy and rapidly became addicted to him. I call this adventure with my ex the Lost Weekend. It was filled with shock, horror, guilt and shame. It was the beginning of a riveting twelve-year saga.
Growing up I found glasses restrictive when it came to dance and later when I would swim with my young daughter. Wearing contacts, having Lasik surgery, and then ultimately needing Cataract surgery, I was a guinea pig on more than one occasion. My experiences were highly unusual. Important information!