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It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 4

So far, I had a bumpy ride (not literally) to the hospital, a blood transfusion and thankfully did not have leukemia, as the doctor considered I might have. By the fourth full day, I was ready to get out of there.  There was a new doctor on duty for my floor and I was waiting… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 4

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It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 3

By this point in my experience, the doctor in the emergency room figured out that I needed a blood transfusion, but why did I need it?  That was the major question.  I hadn’t had any recent surgeries or major injuries where I would have lost a lot a blood.  I answered a series of questions… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 3

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It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 2

(Note: I am posting this on the one year anniversary of the initial event.) I made it through the first part of my journey, which was getting to the emergency room.  At this point, I still don’t think anyone took me seriously.  After checking in with the office, despite all my symptoms, I had to… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 2

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💃🏾Flashback Friday – I’ll Never Dance Again💃🏾

I mentioned before that I was a dramatic teenager. I have to admit that I was also a dramatic child. Growing up, one of my favorite activities was dancing. I never had lessons, beyond one summer of tap, so I was mostly self-taught. I particularly loved trying to imitate Janet Jackson, Paula Abdul and Madonna.… Continue reading 💃🏾Flashback Friday – I’ll Never Dance Again💃🏾

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🤬Flashback Friday – 6-year old potty mouth🤬

Do you remember the character on Tiny Toons, Foulmouth? He was a rooster that used language that had to be beeped out of the cartoon. When I was six, I was a lot like that rooster, without the benefit of censors. After my father's death, I rebelled against his strict parenting. I decided to use… Continue reading 🤬Flashback Friday – 6-year old potty mouth🤬