Showing posts from January 4, 2018


Happy New Year!  So you have been wondering where we've been...since my last post was way before Christmas on December 18! I feel like I missed the whole holiday season (oh, wait, I did!) due to a case of bronchitis, complicated, as many of you know, by my having Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and Fibromyalgia, two things that can give my immune system a beating and cause chronic exhaustion and pain, that can make recovery a slow process.  So, it's been a long three weeks of rest, cough-filled sleep, doctor visits, medication, liquids, Vicks, essential oils, chicken soup, and four furry nurses to keep me company under the glow of the colorful Christmas tree while I caught up on every show I think I have ever been interested in! As you can see from the photo above, my boy Wolf and sister Chloe keep a very close eye on me! While I pretty much isolated myself from the rest of my family, Christmas Day came and went way too fast for me. And it was also the first Christmas with