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I’ve worked since I was 19 years old and never imagined life without a job. Not only did I always have a job, but almost all of my identity was synonymous with my work. Giving up my career was the hardest thing I ever had to do in my life. This marked the beginning of my battle with finding a new identity.

"Ehlers-Danlos.  Where pain is a constant and giving up is not an option."

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My Story Begins

I always loved my work and took equal pride at my more traditional accomplishments at home, but I was never as comfortable with myself as I was during my mid-forties. I had arrived into adulthood and lived every moment to the fullest in the ways that I enjoyed the most.  Throughout 2004, I could be seen picking out vegetables at the gourmet market on Wednesday afternoon with a Dictaphone in one hand and a cell phone head set attached to my head. On Thursday evening I would be cooking up a storm with my laptop computer in the kitchen running statistical programs and setting the table for Friday night. When we would get home from synagogue on Friday evening, soup would be simmering at the right temperature on the stove and the rest of the meal would be in foil packs in the oven at a low temperature. The table would reflect light from Grandma’s polished silver....

God's Fire

The fall of 2008 was just beginning to flourish and reveal her colors to me as my family and I began our second year of life in North Carolina. Along with the beautiful colors outside, the internal drive of my Jewish soul was rolling into motion as the High Holiday season was also being ushered in with the new, northern winds....

When the Answer is Clear:  Stage I

The quest for an accurate diagnosis when riddled with atypical symptoms is emotionally painful and can test the emotional fortitude of even the most devout optimist. So many of us with mysterious ailments have blogged about desperate needs for an ...

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My Brains are in My

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(c) Susan Spitzer 2017

(c) Susan Spitzer 2017