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Diane DeVillers

About Me: 

I live in Eugene Oregon and I worked 35 years with people with disabilities and its rather ironic that i was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, in the prime of my life and my career i was forced to retire early at 53 due to my symptoms and a severe back pain problem. No this gets better really. Getting MS has ended up being a good thing, I got to retire and i took down my box of journals from the 70's and eighties and nineties, and i began to write. I have just self-published three ebooks on the site Smashwords.com the books "From the Waters of Coyote Springs" and "Felix and Eve" and "The Arrangement".

These books are fictionalized memoirs and tell my story from when i started out doing timber stand exams in eastern Oregon, living in a tent and measuring the timber, without phones, running hot water and out in the remote wilderness near Joseph Oregon. So my getting MS was just the beginning of a wonderful life where i have the time to write the books that had been sitting in a box for 30 years. I am a strong, self reliant, fighter and I have people in my life that love me. I grow beautiful gardens around my home, and I am living with the love of my life. The change of a lifetime is the change in me. There are some days where my pain is so intense i have to lie flat, my MS is progressive, but i am not afraid, my life is what I want it to be.

My next novel is "All I Ever Wanted" and I get so involved in my writing that i dream chapters and get up in the middle of the night to write them down. Its like it comes from somewhere else and i am just the conduit. Women around the world are all my sisters and we have a common thread. The feminization of the world should be our only goal. Globally we must unite. Being involved in the world is a responsibility; if one woman is hurt we all should feel her pain. Expect men in our lives to be kind and loving, expect women to live lives that they choose. It’s all about choice. We have the power inside us. Stay strong. To read some of my stories and my articles see below for link to Hubpages.com/girlpower and listen to my acoustic music on Myspace.com/SmartyPants196 From dide in Eugene Oregon, USA

My Passions: 
Writing, songwriting, playing guitar, loving the people who love me
My Challenges: 
Having MS, witing my next novel, being a good person
My Vision for the Future: 
Women will be running the world soon
My Areas of Expertise: 
Storytelling, soul collecting, inspriring strong women, politics, gardening

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