Out of Spoons, Spoonie Poetry and Prose 0 comments on Thanksgiving Week Disability Hearing

Thanksgiving Week Disability Hearing

My first attempt at getting Disability benefits was denied.  I appealed that decision – and got denied again.  The last part of the process involves seeing a Disability Judge (who hopefully is in a good mood that day.).

My Disability hearing was scheduled a few days before Thanksgiving.  I was very anxious that the judge would deny my claim simply because she had to work during Thanksgiving week.  Writing haiku helps me cope with stress.

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Out of Spoons, Spoonie Writing 1 comment on A Small Chance of Blindness

A Small Chance of Blindness

I was at my rheumatology appointment, letting my doctor know that things are starting to get a bit worse.  Or, more correctly, I let him know that symptoms that had gotten worse before my previous appointment had stayed the same (and had not improved).

My rheumatoid arthritis is in my hands and feet.  I work from home.  This means I don’t have to worry about how I’m going to walk to work, or safely drive, with aching feet.  My hands, however, are a different story.

I’m a writer.  I’ve been doing freelance writing for about six years now.  When my hands ache and hurt, and my finger joints swell up, it makes it impossible for me to write.  I’m no longer able to keep up with the work I’ve gotten (and hope to keep).

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Diablo Game Play, Diablo III 0 comments on Leveling the Blacksmith

Leveling the Blacksmith

The main purpose of Haedrig Eamon, the Blacksmith, is to craft armor and weapons for the player.  He starts out at Level 1.  Players can raise each crafter up to Level 12.

When I play in Adventure mode during a Season, I try and level up the Blacksmith as fast as I can (and I think other players do, too).  Don’t forget to take a second to admire the artwork that changes each time you level up the Blacksmith.  There are so many details to see!

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Diablo III, Diablo Seasons 0 comments on Season Journey Chapter I (Season 8)

Season Journey Chapter I (Season 8)

finished-chapter-1-season-journey-season-8Season 8 started shortly before BlizzCon 2016.  I decided to play a Hardcore Barbarian, so I used Season Rebirth on my Barbarian that I named Zena.  I originally created her for …I think it was Season 5.

I’m moving very slowly through Season 8 because of a ton of real world stuff that is getting in my way.  So far, I managed to complete Chapter I of the Season Journey.

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Candy Crush Saga, Other Video Games 0 comments on Candy Crush Saga: Crunchy Castle

Candy Crush Saga: Crunchy Castle

Episode 16 of Candy Crush Saga is called Crunchy Castle.  It features a Vampire who has somehow caught a cold.  He looks absolutely pathetic.  Fortunately, the little girl steps in and helps him get over his cold… with a yellow candy.

Crunchy Castle is the Halloween level of Candy Crush Saga.  It has a vampire.  It has a purple and orange castle that resembles a haunted house.  It has a carved pumpkin siting next to the castle. I started playing through Episode 16 in the middle of October, and finished it a few days into November.  Perfect timing!

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The Dwarves, World of Warcraft 0 comments on The Dwarves Enjoy Hallow’s End

The Dwarves Enjoy Hallow’s End

The Dwarves are Hansbrix the Hunter (and his pet bear, Fridge) and Bradanna the Priest. My husband and I have been playing these two characters together and working our way through Azeroth, zone by zone.

In addition, The Dwarves dabble in the World Events that happen at certain times of the year. They had a little bit of time to do some trick-or-treating in Azeroth.

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