Table of Contents

This blog is a story and stories usually make more sense if you start at the beginning. I’ve created this page so that my new readers can access all the posts chronologically and get caught up more easily. I hope you enjoy!

The Backstory

Why I Chose Mold Avoidance

Day 1 | We Made It!

Day 2 | Lots of Laundry!

Day 3 | Errand Day

Day 4 | Internet

Day 5 | A Crisis

Day 6 | Goodbye Campsite

Day 7 | A Backcountry Adventure

Day 8 | Another Really Hard Day

Day 9 | This is Not Sustainable

Day 10 | A Day of Rest (Sort of)

Day 11 | So Long, Death Valley!

Day 12 | Plan Z

Day 13 | The Lonliest Road in America

Day 14 | Discouragement & Hope

Day 15 | Laundry Day

Day 16 | Got Jumper Cables?

Day 17 | Where’s Brett?

Day 18 | Escaping A Storm!

Day 19 | A Cold Night

Day 20 | Mold Avoidance Really Works! 

Day 21 | The Adventure Continues

Day 22 | A Miserable Day in Moab

Day 23 | I’m Not Helpless Anymore

Day 24 | A Photo Post

Day 25 | I Can Lighten the Load!

Day 26 | A Conversation with the Sheriff

Day 27 | A Birthday Hike!

Day 28 | A Day in Civilization

Day 29 | It’s Time to Move On…

Day 30 | Possibilities

Day 31 | We’ve Been Robbed!

Day 32 | Desert Flowers

Day 33 | The Blankets are Bad Again!

Day 34 | On the Road Again

Day 35 | It’s A Hard Knock Life

Day 36 | A Miracle Car

Day 37 | A New Campsite

Day 38 | Resurrection Day!

Days 39 & 40 | A Bump in the Road

Day 41 | A Succesful Experiment

Day 42 | Driven Away by a Plume!

Day 43 | We Can’t Go Back

Day 44 | Our New Favorite Place

Day 45 | I’m A Lucky Girl

Day 46 | It’s Going to Rain

Day 47 & 48 | Seven Spots in Seven Nights

Day 49 | A Bad Reaction

Day 50 | It’s Alright to Cry

Day 51 | Sleeping at a Truck Stop

Day 52 | Why Humans Build Houses

Day 53 | A Glimmer of Hope

Day 54 | The Only Way Through It, Is Through It 

Day 55 | Throwing All Our Stuff Away

Day 56 | On Our Way to Wyoming!

Day 57 | Hello, Wyoming!

Day 58 | We Bought A Van!

Day 59 | “Come Feed the Prairie Dogs!”

Day 60 | From Bed Bound to Bed Building

Day 61 | Off-Gassing Our New Van

Day 62 | A Warm Shower!

Day 63 | “Look Mother, I Can Run!”

Day 64 | Dealing With Mold Exposure

Day 65 | A Mini-Disaster

Day 66 | Building the Headboard

Day 67 | The Cute Thief

Day 68 | Setting up the Shower

Day 69 | A Snow Storm

Day 70 | A Campsite with Water and Power!

Day 71 | A Letter to My Body

Day 72 | So, is it Lyme Disease or Mold?

Day 73 | Happy Laundry Day!

Day 74 | A Harder Day

Day 75 | I Made Lunch!

Day 76 | Coming Out of Survival Mode

Day 77 | A Moldy Campfire?

Day 78 | Brett Gets Sick

Day 79 | Working in the Parking Lot

 Day 80 | Longing for Stability

Day 81 | The Trouble with Campgrounds

Day 82 | Searching for a Place to Call Home

Day 83 | Relearning How to Drive

Day 84 | A New Routine

Day 85 | A Love Letter to My Husband Caregiver

Day 86 | My Family is Coming!

Day 87 | My First Bike Ride

Day 88 | Barometric Pressure Changes and Mold

Day 89 | I Can Actually Contribute

Day 90 | Anticipating A Tail-Wagging Reunion

Day 91 | Preparing for My Family’s Visit

Day 92 | Not My Favorite Day

Day 93 | Plugging Away

Day 94 | I’m Still Vulnerable

Day 95 | Time to Give up on Campgrounds?

Day 96 | Things Fall Apart (& Magically Resolve)

Day 97 | The Family Arrives

Day 98 | A Joyous Reunion & A New Problem

Day 99 | A Sad Conclusion

Day 100 | A Fragile Recovery

Day 101 | We’re Good At Survival Mode

Day 102 | This Couldn’t Be Going Anymore Poorly

Day 103 | It Doesn’t Hurt to Ask

Day 104 | Ask and You Will Recieve

Day 105 | Decontaminating the Van

Day 106 | Family Visit, Take Two!

Day 107 | Settling In

Day 108 | Bringing Ramona “Home”

Day 109 | Saying Goodbye

Day 110 | Disaster Strikes Again

Days 111 & 112 | Worn Out & Weary

Days 113 & 114 | Why I’m Thankful for Mold Avoidance

Day 115 | A Magnificent Sunset

Day 116 | Grocery Shopping Day!

Day 117 | Suffering and the Problem with Christian Songs 

Day 118 | HOT!

Day 119 | Thinking About the Future

Day 120 | Time for a New Mattress

Day 121 | My First Day Without Any Meds

Day 122 | A Day Off

Day 123 | The Silence of God

Day 124 | Blog Announcement

Day 125 | Adjusting to Life Without Medication

Day 126 | Our Headboard is Leaking!

Day 127 | An Unwelcome Adventure

Day 128 | A Word From Brett

Day 129 | The All-Day Video Shoot

Day 130 | Headed Back to Wyoming

Day 131 | Ramona’s First Time Swimming

Day 132 | Brett Nearly Drowns

Day 133 | I Almost Lost Him…

Days 134 & 135 | The Magic Salt Pills

Day 136 | What if I’m too Sick to Camp?

Days 137 & 138 | A New Chore Schedule

Day 139 | Social Anxiety & Chronic Illness

Day 140 | A Rather Blustery Day

Day 141 | An Encounter with Moldy Blueberries

Day 142 | The Power of Decontamination

Day 143 | Out of the Darkness of Mental Illness 

Day 144 | Can I Ask for Your Input?

Day 145 | I Don’t Sleep Till 2pm Anymore

Day 146 | An Opportunity to Help “Our” Ranchers

Day 147 | The Inevitability of Winter

Day 148 | Naughty Doggy!

Days 149 & 150 | Time for A New Chapter 

When God Betrays Your Trust

Things Get Exciting Again (Unfortunately)

Does Your Illness Make You A Burden?

Setbacks and Brain Fog

A Last Minute Eclipse

Sleeping Next to a Cell Phone Tower

Goodbye New Mexico!

Home Sweet Home?

Luxurious Living in Nebraska

We Turned in Our Application!

Waiting (Im)patiently

We’re Moving In!

A Leak Already!

Things Are Looking Up

I Didn’t Know I Could Heal From Chronic Illness

Reentering Normal Life After Chronic Illness

A Personal Update

Why Grieve When You Can Just Move On?

Why I’m Not Trying to Lose Weight

Is Getting Fat Really the Worst Thing That Can Happen to You?

Explaining Chronic Illness to Healthy People

When Recovery Gets Overwhelming

Going to Church & Having a Panic Attack

Hope for People with Mental Illness

Songs for Sufferers

When God Withholds His Presence

A Letter To My Readers

July 11, 2017
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