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Angela D.

Columbia Falls, Montana
I'm a mom, a wife, and a wildlife biologist.  I recovered from Bell's palsy and am coping with CFIDS, sleep apnea, and ADHD.  My husband is a firefighter/paramedic and my kids are 12 and 6 (one of them also diagnosed with ADHD). I was a wildland firefighter and an avid backpacker... Full Bio
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NHBPM Day 30 ~ Tootsie roll (horn tooting post) by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Play that horn. Want to hear a secret? You’re awesome. (It’s actually not even really a secret.) This is going to be hard for you, O Modest One, but you gotta gi ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 29 ~ Happy Bellsaversary (greeting card post) by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Greeting card post Cover Happy Bells-a-versary  Inside May the wind be always at your back (and away from your Bell's palsy ear) May you ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 27 ~ Quote Unquote by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Grab a quote from this site (type in any word – see what comes up!) and use that quote to set you writing. Quote Unquote. My search term ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 28 ~ Ridiculosity: "BECAUSE HER FACE WAS PARALYZED" by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Say WHAT?! What’s the most ridiculous thing you’ve heard about health or your condition. Was there any context? What did you think at the time you heard it – and ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 25 ~ Never Have I Ever (been a pirate in Boston in the fall) by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Day 25 ~ Never Have I Ever. You stick to your guns – now tell us about what. What is something you’ve never done but want to. What’s something you’ve never done and ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 26 ~ I still remember by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I still remember… Free write a post that starts with the line "I still remember…" I still remember Frozen hair in Fairbanks Steering my bike ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 23 ~ To Keep My Hair by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome NHBPM Day 23 ~ Traveling for the holiday and again finding myself without internet.  Maybe Starbucks?  Or maybe a neighbor without a locked wifi signal?  We have wifi a ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 24 ~ Nalukai (Brutus) CFIDS Mascot by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome My Mascot! Give your condition, community, or self a mascot. Who is it? What do they represent? What is their battle cry? This one’s a little too easy, given the ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 22 ~ Intoxicating presence by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The NHBPM prompt today is about being present and showing a scence descriptively So the 22nd post – describe something with as much sensory imagery as you can. It can ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 21 ~ Ekphrasis!!!!! Illuminative liveliness by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today’s prompt is to do an Ekphrasis blog post.  “ Ekphrasis ” is writing about another art form. Like when people write songs about paintings or write a poem ba ... Read on »
Infusing some humor (finger hostage) ~ #NHBPM Day 20 by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today's National Health Blog Post Month prompt is to describe an event or something else that made you laugh.  A few things quickly pop to mind. Recent Christo ... Read on »
#NHBPM Day 19 ~ “Best of” post: Turtle Medicine, part 1 by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The prompt for today is to repost a post from your archives.  I don’t know when I’ll have a good internet connection again to post, so there will be at least a couple ... Read on »
#NBHPM Day 18 ~ Comment as a blog post by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today we're on our way home from DC and I still am not going to have a reliable internet connection, so I'm getting this started in hopes of posting later.  We got a connect ... Read on »
#NHBPM Day 17 ~ Let it be by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today I don't have internet consistently, so I may have to wait to post this, but today's prompt is:  Let It Be. What’s something that bothers you or weighs on y ... Read on »
#NHBPM Day 16 ~ Little Engine by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today's National Health Blog Post Month prompt is the little engine that could, and today's picture, below, is my kids at the Smithsonian next to tone of the nation's oldest ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 15 ~ What I am (theme song) by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome This post was written as part of NHBPM – 30 health posts in 30 days: http://bit.ly/vU0g9J I am also participating in my Bread and Roses Blog Read on »
NHBPM Day 14 ~ How to be a duck, part 3 by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I'm traveling as of yesterday, so day 12's National Health Blog Post prompt (a tutorial on something you love to do or are particularly good at) took three sittings (and int ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 13 ~ How to be a duck, part 2 by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Yesterday’s prompt for NHBPM was to teach a class; to post a tutorial on something we do particularly well (and/or enjoy, as far as I can remember). I posted a f ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 12 ~ How to be a duck, to be continued by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Teach a class. What’s something that you’re uniquely great at and could teach a class on? Write the tutorial in a blog post. Bonus points for images, links ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 11 ~ Small town health by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today (11/11/11)  the post prompt for NHBPM is to write about what works well in your community.  I'm speaking to the healthcare aspect of the question. ... Read on »