Walk a mile in our shoes: VEDS, homeschooling, and the road

Before I jump into this week’s post, I want to share a fun interview we did with one of our favorite local media outlets back home. We spent almost 45 minutes chatting with Bill DeYoung about everything from parenting, to VEDS, to work and life on the road. Having pretended to be a journalist more … More Walk a mile in our shoes: VEDS, homeschooling, and the road

My disease is rare. Does anyone care? Ask The VEDS Movement

As I write this, I’m about a week away from my yearly (sometimes twice-a-year) checkup at Cleveland Clinic. This year, instead of boarding a flight, my family and I are traveling there in our RV. The days and weeks leading up to these check-ups always leave me a little (or a lot) anxious. The good … More My disease is rare. Does anyone care? Ask The VEDS Movement

We interrupt your regularly scheduled program for a medical field trip to Cleveland

I often contemplate how much to share on this totally public website. Partially, to preserve some level of privacy, and partially, in order to avoid obnoxious over-sharing. I know I’m guilty of the latter, and short of sharing copies of my medical records – I’ve been pretty open about my medical condition. After all, awareness … More We interrupt your regularly scheduled program for a medical field trip to Cleveland

Summer ’19, Part III: The Food Issue; Meaning, Food is an Issue

The journey from Jamestown, VA, to Pittsburgh, PA, ended up being the longest drive of our entire trip. So far, most of our route has been along two and four-lane back roads – and very little interstate. The Westfalia enjoys the back roads for their lack of high speeds and little traffic. Our son likes … More Summer ’19, Part III: The Food Issue; Meaning, Food is an Issue