The Price of a Few Months’ “Life”


As if my body somehow can read a calendar, I am back in the hospital. I have been averaging an inpatient stay for IV antibiotics every six months or so, and I was last inpatient in December, so it’s about … Continue reading

And After the Rain, Sun-filled Adventures

Sisters at the beach

I’m still sick – it’s been about 2 1/2 months now, and am nearing the time when we need to decide as to whether we need to escalate or not. Like the saying goes, “April showers” and all that jazz… I guess … Continue reading

Grow Where You’re Planted

Copyright Toni Marie Villines 2001-2015

Have you ever heard the phrase, “Grow where you’re planted”? It comes from the Bible 1 Corinthians 7:14-24, but I am taking it out of context because those four words are great advice for what I am experiencing. In other words, do the best … Continue reading