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This is her partner, Charles, posting via her account. Since Monday, my beloved has been in hospital with what we first thought was just a severe electrolyte imbalance. More over the fold...
by Kitsap River
Comment Count 254 comments on Wed Nov 25, 2009 at 09:14 PM PST with 452 Recommends
My partner wife Kitsap River (thank you, voters of Washington State, for confirming same-sex marriage!), has been throwing up for the past two days. She's been unable to keep anything down, ...
by Charles CurtisStanley
Comment Count 293 comments on Thu Dec 20, 2012 at 02:41 PM PST with 410 Recommends
Pain hurts. Let me be very clear about that: pain hurts . Pain is not just the body's way of saying, "Stop that this instant!" — over the long term it's debilitating, enervating, ...
by Charles CurtisStanley
Comment Count 204 comments on Sat Dec 11, 2010 at 03:10 PM PST with 384 Recommends
To all the Kossacks who sent me prayers, energy, good thoughts and good wishes, lit candles for me, added me to prayer chains and masses, and in other ways helped to bring me back into balance, my ...
by Kitsap River
Comment Count 132 comments on Fri Nov 27, 2009 at 02:01 PM PST with 283 Recommends
This is just a quickie update to let you know that the surgery went smoothly, and that I am home and eating dinner. I am in some pain but not unbearable pain and I do have prescription pain ...
by Kitsap River
Comment Count 118 comments on Fri Oct 22, 2010 at 09:59 PM PDT with 225 Recommends
A few of you close to me know that I've been excessively sick for the past month or so. What most of you don't know is that Kitsap River and her diaries about diabetes and kidney disease are largely ...
by rb137
Comment Count 58 comments on Wed Jan 12, 2011 at 12:04 AM PST with 182 Recommends
UPDATE: GOAL MADE! This community is awesome, and why I stick around. Love you all, and thank you so much for helping out. I don't frequently write diaries, but I saw on Aji's Blog this morning ...
by Avilyn
Comment Count 141 comments on Wed Mar 12, 2014 at 11:11 AM PDT with 181 Recommends
Some of you ...
by TheFatLadySings
Comment Count 124 comments on Thu Sep 09, 2010 at 04:35 AM PDT with 146 Recommends
The pulling us out of the trenches has been a respite for me. Our daughter received beautiful scarves from Etsy's and other places and thank you all so much for that. She bought herself a cute ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 47 comments on Sat Jun 22, 2013 at 05:12 PM PDT with 112 Recommends
On Thursday, February 17, I received one of the best phone calls of my life.
by TheFatLadySings
Comment Count 65 comments on Mon Feb 28, 2011 at 05:24 PM PST with 110 Recommends
My beloved wife, Kitsap River , has been suffering from cataracts for several years. A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside the eye which leads to blurring of vision, and is the most common ...
by Charles CurtisStanley
Comment Count 56 comments on Tue Feb 26, 2013 at 08:58 AM PST with 76 Recommends
No dude, it's not about selling your cars, or your BBQ's. This kind of stuff turns my stomach so bear with me while I pitch a fit. When I see this....I get sick. I get mad and I cannot believe ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 73 comments on Tue May 22, 2012 at 11:12 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
CHRONIC TONIC posts on Thursdays at 9 p.m. EST, it is a place to share stories, advice, and information and to connect with others with chronic health conditions and those who care for ...
by Chronic Tonic
Comment Count 93 comments on Thu Feb 17, 2011 at 06:08 PM PST with 69 Recommends
We like to eat. A lot, actually; we're serious foodies in this household. But there are a couple of conditions: 1) It has to be healthy. 2) It has to taste good. With a lot of commercial foods, ...
by Aji
Comment Count 52 comments on Fri Jul 12, 2013 at 04:00 PM PDT with 66 Recommends
[http://www.dailykos.com/story/2009/11/2/799869/-Community-Quilt-Update-Diary A series of community quilts is continuing]. Most recently, the quilt the community commissioned for Michelle Caudle ...
by Sara R
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Nov 06, 2009 at 06:41 PM PST with 50 Recommends
Let there be no doubt in any Kossack's mind that we are a a fractal community , one which is composed of tightly-knit smaller communities including communities of one. A Kossack is comprised of ...
by Kitsap River
Comment Count 14 comments on Thu Mar 13, 2014 at 04:00 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Over the past few months, Sara R has been creating a series of "community quilts" bearing messages of healing, support, and love. One of the ...
by Charles CurtisStanley
Comment Count 32 comments on Sun Nov 29, 2009 at 03:07 PM PST with 44 Recommends
For writing this diary for me, and for those of you who have donated your hard earned income, thoughts and prayers. I am still working on the move, I am a lot closer to my goal thanks to the ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun Mar 09, 2014 at 07:10 PM PDT with 35 Recommends
A little more than a year ago I donated a kidney to a stranger. It remains one of the best things I've ever done in my life. Below is the story I wrote about it - please circulate it widely, and I ...
by lifelongactivist
Comment Count 16 comments on Thu Nov 26, 2009 at 08:25 AM PST with 32 Recommends
[http://www.dailykos.com/user/Sara%20R Monday night I posted a diary about the quilts the Kossack community has commissioned] for two valued members and one lady who has been in the news. Three ...
by Sara R
Comment Count 87 comments on Wed Oct 21, 2009 at 06:03 PM PDT with 31 Recommends