me40-something. live in Elkins Park, near Philadelphia. former English teacher, web developer, and communications assistant. current stay-at-home pet mama who pops lots of pain meds. married to Mark for 21 years. proud mama of three kitties. dealing with chronic pain (severe degenerative disc disease) which has turned my life upside down in a majorly negative way. love tv, my iPhone, and my iPad. been journalling off and on for over 22 years.