chronic illness, mental health

Being An Advocate for One’s Health…Never Losing Hope

Hello fine readers of my blog. I had originally, back in December 2017, wanted this to be a blog of wellness and what I utilize with my chronic illnesses to stay well. It is still that, but on a deeper, more personal level. I know there are only a handful of you reading this that… Continue reading Being An Advocate for One’s Health…Never Losing Hope

chronic illness, domestic violence, mental health, Self-Esteem

Let me re-introduce myself…

It's been a month since I last worked on my blog.  Things have been a bit rough with my health and life, in general. For those who know me, or get my blog in your email (thank you!), you know I suffer from at times, debilitating mental health symptoms.  The downs and the "what does… Continue reading Let me re-introduce myself…

chronic illness, domestic violence, mental health, mindfulness, Self-Esteem

Needing to be heard

I've been quiet. My goal back in December, when I started to blog was to do it 5-6/7 days a week. I'd like to lend my knowledge of life experiences and circumstances to those going through a similar situation through my written word. This is one of the reasons I was re-trained, while being on… Continue reading Needing to be heard

chronic illness

CVS Awareness Day

  March is Auto Immune Awareness Month!  Many of my friends have Chronic Illnesses and are Chronic Babes. Us Girls have to stick together. (That is a reference to a friend's book coming out later this year about her struggle with a rare disease.) This is a mini-blog post honoring my dear friend Dani. I've… Continue reading CVS Awareness Day

chronic illness, mental health

Having the flu and a rant about mental health

Hello fine readers of blogs! It's been over a week since I published a post. I had Flu A....and it was horrible. Last Monday morning I started with a body-shaking hacking cough that seemed to blow my ear drums outwards. I helped a friend out with his mobile business and ended up getting him and… Continue reading Having the flu and a rant about mental health

Favorite Vegan Things

My next batch of DIY Laundry Detergent

  Wellness Mama DIY Laundry Detergent As I mentioned in my previous post, I have been DIY'ing my own natural, and mostly organic laundry detergent, deodorant, and toothpaste since 2012. Shortly before that, I discovered The Wellness Mama blog. I really started to live a more organic, natural, and holistic life. I did not like… Continue reading My next batch of DIY Laundry Detergent

Favorite Vegan Things

My latest DIY toothpaste

I have been working on a follow-up to my blog on C-PTSD and nightmares. I want to let every reader know that my journey has not been as great as it could have been through therapy thus far. But I keep reaching stumbling blocks. I'm not so sure it can qualify as writer's block, as… Continue reading My latest DIY toothpaste