I've not written a blog for close to 2 years, due to some comments I had gotten stuck on a loop in my brain during mental health month the other year regarding my one blog publication. The odd thing is, my therapist loved it. He had said he was proud of me for bringing frankness… Continue reading Sorry for my absence for the past 2 years
Recap, along with an update. It's been 7 months since I have posted anything. And let me tell you that it has been a very wild ride with my health. Both my physical & mental health. If you haven't read my blog before, you should know that I have several chronic illnesses. In 2013, when… Continue reading Long Time, No Write…
Having a Chronic Illness, especially one with never-ending pain is no fun. I usually always phrase things with "you." But I think I will try to phrase this particular posting with "I." I had always assumed (bad, I know) that there is someone, at least one soul, out there feeling the same way. Today I… Continue reading Trying to find hope and usefulness in the dark
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
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…
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
This is me....expressing myself....to my GI/IBS/Fibromyalgia/CRPS/RSD Flare for the past week: JoAnna's Flair in Office Space . The previous clip is from the 1999 Mike Judge film, "Office Space." JoAnna is plagued by her pieces of flair she has to wear, and as you can see, has had enough. There is a good friend, I will call,… Continue reading Let’s talk about your flare…..
So today was the 2nd part of the psychological evaluation for the Dorsal Root Ganglion Spinal Cord Stimulator to treat my CRPS/RSD in my right foot and leg. My doctor was very nice. I can understand the very in-depth written exam on my pain and how it effects my life, that I completed about a… Continue reading Spinal Cord Stimulator, on the way! (Maybe.)
Chronic illness symptoms can get you at anytime. I was all prepared to do my DIY Christmas present projects, plus more DIY laundry detergent and DIY toothpaste. I had to run to the store for some last minute gifts for my dad, as I got my mom more than my dad. Which is usually what… Continue reading Merry Christmas Eve, I am ill.