I Am Okay Now

My name is Deb.
I'm

an advocate.

a patient.

a writer.

a mother.

a sister.

a daughter.

a wife.

Stories, poems, and more from my life as a #CureGP Community Member & Advocate.

A Cog’s Journey

Picture a dirt road beside a deeply dense forested area in the mountains. The only break in the woods reveal a fast running cold water which narrows then widens to suddenly expose a glimpse of waterfall. Not just a small […]

A Trip In Transition

Nantahala Gorge/River the North Carolina side of the Appalachian- Smokies before arriving at Cherokee NC, if you go through Bryson City tucked in there is the Nantahala a beautiful area — with 2-3 whitewater rapids. A great campground I may […]

Am I A Human

Am I a humanBefore I breathe inAnd out I see, hear, feel, amYou, me, us,Past, present, futureAm I a humanAfter I breathe in and outYou saw, heard, felt, wereHer, Him, they, them,Bleeding inside and outAm, are, have, will, weBe humanEmpathy, […]

History

What does history mean to you? I was born in the 60s. I have spent a great deal of time focused on understanding our history in the 1960’s. I am sure I am not alone. Yet it is more than […]

How to Make our Voice Heard

https://www.iffgd.org/ “Make Your Voice Heard!” A guided suggestion for helping us to engage with our congressional representatives. You are invited to join the thousands of patients and their families, nurses and physicians, researchers, and members of the public working to […]

Advocacy 2019

Are you an advocate seeking to do all you can with your spoon/s, literally & figuratively? Mentally digesting (yes, the laughter of visualization of it al!:-) Functional Gastrointestinal and has Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2019 #FGIMD #Motility #Digestive #HR3396 […]

Advocacy-2019

Are you an advocate seeking to do all you can with your spoon/s, literally & figuratively? Mentally digesting (yes, the laughter of visualization of it al!:-) Functional Gastrointestinal and has Disorders Research Enhancement Act of 2019 #FGIMD #Motility #Digestive #HR3396 […]

How We Move

Time awaits our hearts In yearning, we meet again Never knowing if the gift we seek was sought from within or without When our hearts and minds see, hear, feel amidst this yearning It becomes a mass of confusion appearing […]

We Are Who We Are

The acceptance in a reality we have no control of is a freedom of a tapestry. This tapestry’s threads is made of beautifully woven threads. These threads hold us in our lives with Peaceful positivity, Graceful strength/optimism a steady growth […]