Fibromyalgia took her teaching career, but not her creativity

Published: Monday, January 7, 2013 at 12:16 PM.

In addition to synthetic floral arrangements, the shop has a selection of Christian themed books and children’s DVD's.

Willis plans to add candlewarmers to the shop's inventory this year.

The shop has irregular hours, and Devona said people could call her cell phone, 496-0353, to set an appointment.

With her creativity intact, despite a chronic condition, the designer hopes others can see misfortune’s unseen benefits.

"There are times that I have energy that is through the roof, and other times I would just crash,” she said.

“Nevertheless, "I'm at the point of my life where I can see the total picture. I know for women that go through heartache or disappointment, there (are) other things ahead."

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