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My life should be a Bestseller Story

I went to the dr they (SS) sent me to...
He asked can I do this, can I do that...a lot of it I could do, but it hurt to do it...
So I told him that.
I said look...I can do some of this but doing most any of these actions/activities I just have to think about how much pain I'll be able to stand later.
A lot of things I can do at the time but pay for it later...sometimes for 2-3 days afterward.
Don’t be embarrassed.
It was hard for me to admit all the troubles I have because I use to go nonstop.
I raised 2 kids...working 12 hrs shifts 6-7 days a week....driving 2 hours a day...then ballgame , practices, etc plus housework and family obligations.
It was really hard for me to admit going from that to where I am now having to have help out of the bed a few days a week and walking with a cane a couple days a week....and being in constant (chronic) pain.
Just be honest. #RheumatoidArthritis #Pacemaker #braintumors #FibromyalgiaDiagnosis #HumanRace


What wasn’t mentioned is worth mentioning

I kept seeing the cartoon depiction of a child and a man with a ginger colored beard on IG and didn’t understand what it meant until I saw this video today.
What I noticed first about it is what my heart is full of and what I want to spread... LOVE! The second thing I noticed is there is no mention of this precious child having #DownSyndrome .❤️🙌🏼
The video shown here isn’t about a diagnosis or a title! To me, it represents what this child and #PrinceHarry have in their hearts and who they are!
I have struggled with the question to mention DS or not to mention DS when it comes to Savannah. So, sometimes I do, sometimes I don’t!
I don’t want to talk so much about Down Syndrome that I attract more attention to the diagnosis than Savannah herself!
Yes, I want to advocate for Savannah and those that are differently abled! I want to educate those that know nothing about DS (like I used to be). I also want to encourage others that have recently received a diagnosis while being to them the person I once needed.
The purpose of my blog posts and IG feed posts is to show the diverse family we have, real life stuff that is apart of our journey, and overcoming obstacles is possible! We just have a little something extra that is apart of our journey.
Even though DS is what #SavannahLanier has, it isn’t who she is and it’s not what our family is.
I pray our journey and our lives reflect the love of God and the beauty depicted in this video, whether DS is mentioned or not. #StrongerTogether #Love #Diversity #HumanRace #MoreAlikeThanDifferent #BeTheChange #TheLuckyFew #nothingdownaboutit #DownSyndromeAwarenessMonth #October #United #Momlife #Momblogger #ThisIsDownSyndrome #WeAreTheChange #WorldChangers #ComeTogether #LetsDoThis #Bekind #advocate #Acceptance #IWillShoutYourWorth