Monthly Archives: July 2011

Wii Physical Therapy

On July 7th, I had a check-up appointment with my Endometriosis Doctor.  This appointment turned into a major awakening for me–as well as a very difficult pill to swallow.  Basically, I am running out of treatment options for my degree of Endometriosis.  Over the past 6 years, I have tried every regular birth control on the market.  Nothing worked.  I

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Weaving a Web

OK, I admit it. I am afraid of spiders. I remember seeing the film “arachnophobia” when I was a kid and thinking it was the most terrifying movie ever. And just a few minutes ago, I had a moment that could have been a scene in that film. I went into my fridge to pull out the container of red

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My Sanctuary

Right now I am sitting in my favorite spot at the The Huntington Library and Gardens in San Marino, CA—the Zen Meditation Garden.  Since the Japanese Garden is currently under construction, this place truly is peaceful without all the tourists passing through and it puts you into a complete state of Zen (hence the name).  I like to come up

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Welcome Back, Kaa!

Throughout my lifetime, I have had numerous nicknames.  Kelly Marie, Kel-arie, Kelly Marinee, Renee (pronounced re-knee), Poopers, Pumpkin, Sunshine, Cutes, Monkey, Kel, Mother of all Toads, Energizer Bunny, Brinker, Bunny, Partinator, Kaa and Miss B–just to name a few.   To my closest friends and family, I am Kaa.  But for the last few years, specifically the last few months, I was so

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