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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 10 ~ Small-scalers and the future of blog by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The future of online activism. Our favorite social media sites are constantly undergoing renovations to become quicker to navigate, easier to intera ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 9 ~ Brand-ing in the land of blog ~ Turtle Medicine by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome My personal brand. As a Health Activist, you are a front-facing leader. What do you imagine you look like to your readers? What qualities do you possess. It’s ok to toot you ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 8 ~ 3 truths and a lie by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today's prompt for National Blog Post Month is fun: 3 Truths and 1 lie. Tell us 3 things that are true about you, your condition, your Health Activism, ... Read on »
NHBPM Day 7 ~ Super-sized case of the mondays by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today's prompt for National Health Blog Post Month could not be more timely.  The prompt is to write about something that gets you down, burns you out, or makes you sad. ... Read on »
Aspirations and the bigger blogger picture ~ NHBPM Day 6 by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome The prompt today for National Health Blog Post Month is this: If I could do anything as a Health Activist… Get aspirational. Money is no longer an option. What ... Read on »
5 in Honor of the Fifth ~ NHBPM Day 5 by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome On this fifth day of National Health Blog Post Month, helath bloggers are prompted to consider 5 things that changed our lives.  For better?  For worse?  W ... Read on »
Post-blog Hyperfocus ~ NHBPM Day 4 by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Today's topic from WEGO Health for National Health Blog Post Month is, "what happens after you press 'publish'?" prompting bloggers to meditate on blogging ... Read on »
Dear 18 year old me ~ National Health Blog Post Month (NHBPM) Day 3 by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Dear me (at 18), This sudden trend you've started toward fairly extreme physical endeavors?  It's the right path....you have to start it NOW to fit it all in.  You won' ... Read on »
Older trinkets....day 2 of health blog month by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I mentioned in my last post that I'd be collecting 'trinkets' over the course of this month (it's national health blogging month, which Greg states is "not a thing"....and I ... Read on »
Little chickadee 'medicine' by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome You definitely have to hear this song to fully appreciate it, but the words are wonderful.  A (semi) local npr kids show, the pea green boat plays it often and we've h ... Read on »
Some of Katie's Wedding Photos....my little shutter bug by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Before the wedding, I was talking to the photographer about a girlscout that is passionate about taking pictures and he was telling me that he has seen amazing picture ... Read on »
8:48 pm, October 22....my third recovery by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Me dancing at Cheryl and Miguel's reception, photographed by my daughter At that moment, a wave of certainty washed over me.  One big, invigorating, ... Read on »
Kids in Vegas Part 2 (video, photos, Christopher's hat, lion king tickets, and 3 mile goal) by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome  Katie doing math by the pool  Monday was our first full day, and we sat through the time share gig, as planned, to earn 3 free lion king tickets.  I ... Read on »
If you're reading this, I'm in Vegas by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome So, I'm "scheduling" to post this, knowing (hoping) I will soon be on planes to warm places.  So, if you are reading this, we are on our way or we are there.  First, we are ... Read on »
Dogs and humans in sickness and health by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome I was watching a Nova series on the evolution and domestication of dogs and they spoke about facial communication and the ability of dogs to interpret gestures and fac ... Read on »
Heaven is a cookie by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Last week Greg made 4 giant chocolate chip cookies, one for each of us.  They were non-dairy, so I could eat them too.  My first chocolate chip cookie in a very, very ... Read on »
Oahu underwater photos by Angela D. Facebook Posted in: Blog Posts in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome These are what came of the underwater disposable camera my friend Jenni gave me in Oahu as part of my birthday gift.  I posted about the trip in this post , this post , this ... Read on »