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Hemophilia Blogs

  • Chronicles of a Cheerful Clotter
    I’ve found myself apologizing a lot lately, and I’m not sure why. It’s become some sort of weird habit. I even once walked into a garbage can—and I apologized to it. I’m certain the garbage can has...
  • Chronicles of a Cheerful Clotter
    When I tell people I’m looking forward to working with a group of teenagers, they usually groan and give me odd looks. But teenagers are my favorite age group to work with. I love how much energy...
  • Chronicles of a Cheerful Clotter
    13 took me to the movies to see The Great Gatsby so I would get out of the house for a little bit. He’s wonderful at cheering me up when I’m sad or frustrated, even if it’s just by sending me...
  • The Other Side of This Life
    Since it is the time of year when people start wearing sweaters and thinking about putting the winter quilt on the bed, and here in Arizona it might drop down to the brisk upper 60s at night, I...
  • The Other Side of This Life
    One of the few ways I still amaze my wife after thirty-some years (when I'm not irritating her by doing the very same thing) is by remembering little details of a place and time. What really makes...
  • The Other Side of This Life
    We interrupt our riveting story of how I learned to put on my pants after my stroke to bring you some thoughts about a current topic of interest. (And to give me some time to deal with some major...
  • InFuzed
    Sometimes life can get crazy, and everything happens at once.  That was the case for me during the last few months of 2011.  There were so many things going on that I took a break from...
  • InFuzed
    Last time, in part 1 of Signs of Life, I told you about the time I was in first grade and fell and hit my face while playing outside in the snow with our dog. The accident landed me in the hospital...
  • InFuzed
    I wonder what they’re thinking when they look at me. Are they looking at the bruises on my arms and legs? What about the needle marks on my arms? Perhaps they notice my medical bracelet.
  • Diary of a HemoMom
    Hello again, friends! Please forgive my extended absence from the blogging world. I’ve been immensely busy these past few months and it has been difficult to set aside time to write. The good news is...
  • Diary of a HemoMom
    I’m a heavy sleeper, so getting up early has always been a challenge for me. During my pre-kid days, I specifically sought out jobs and college classes with later start times just to work around this...
  • Diary of a HemoMom
    Time sure flies! It has been several weeks since I posted a blog entry, but it’s taken me some time to adjust to life with four little ones in the house. Being a breastfeeding mother sometimes gives...