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Get the Most of Your Tax-Free Dollars with FSAstore.com

For the first time in almost a decade, my husband and I are not both working as independent contractors. My husband took a full-time job…

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The Budget Activist e-Book Now Available on Amazon

Don’t know whether to strap on your marching boots or hide under the covers? Does the news of the day have you daydreaming about all…

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An Earth Day Lesson and Craft for Elementary School

Every year I try to visit my children’s classes to do a quick Earth Day lesson and craft activity. This year, I had the opportunity…

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Is Your Treatment Not Working? And Other FAQ About my CVID

You lick a stamp on a letter to your old self​​​​​​​You always liked being good at things, didn’t youIsn’t it funny what a person can…

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House Calls Are Back! Vitable Health Offers On Call Medical Professionals for Families

When I was recovering from Sepsis, one of the things that bothered me most was the unavailability of nurses and nurse practitioners for in home…

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CVID Updates: Lifestyle Modifications, Support, and Sharing

I’ve been posting quite a bit lately about my journey with the chronic illness CVID. It’s been a pretty rough few months, but I am…

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How to Fight for Your Health – and Battle Insurance Companies

I have always prided myself as an expert in getting through red tape. The past few weeks of changing insurance companies have been daunting, but…

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Inside the Mind of a Person with Common Variable Immune Deficiency (CVID)

By the time I open my eyes my husband has already done the grueling work of getting the kids dressed, fed, and off to school.…

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Why I’m Proud to be a Keyboard Warrior

First off, let me be clear. There are two main “urban dictionary” definitions of “Keyboard Warrior,” and I am not referring to myself as “a…

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2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

2018: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly I still believe 2016 was the worst year ever. And 2017 was so god awful I didn’t…

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