Hello everyone! I hope you are having a happy and healthy day wherever you are in the world! Today I am not writing a post per se, but asking a "favor;" that is, recommendations for other chronic illness / chronic disease blogs here or elsewhere to read - I would love to get to know … Continue reading Help Wanted!
I don't know if this is "common" knowledge, but there is this general idea in Japan that one should consume 30 different kinds of food a day. This includes the rice that is eaten at almost every meal (that would count as "one kind" of food, even if eaten three times in one day) ... … Continue reading An Easy Way to Have a “Healthier” Diet
I just had an interesting thought. I don't know how many people out there have been in the situation I have found myself in; that is, that I more or less got very sick in my very early 20s and that carried through in various ways until the very recent future (perhaps last few months). … Continue reading Thought of the Day – Remembering “How” to Love
I went to church today with a friend (as I usually do) and the sermon / message was really amazing. It was one of those "perfect" things we encounter in life - for me, these things are often certain parts of extraordinary films or other works of "art;" amazing strings of words or incredible poems … Continue reading The Power of Non-Judgment
I realize this topic has little to do with chronic disease per se, but it is one I have been thinking about a lot lately. I have this "attraction" to SOME Japanese guys - some of them fall very much into my "type" (many do not) and I am just attracted in general to (some … Continue reading Is It “Racist” To Like A Specific CULTURE?
Ever since I went through the extreme bullying I had to endure starting in middle school, I have lived (more or less; now things are more challenging than they were when I was "healthier") by the "mantra" that life "should" be lived in a way in which one gains the most experiences possible. It can … Continue reading Advice in General
I am sure if you have suffered with any sort of long-term chronic illness or disability, you have seen your fair share of "questionable" doctors; people who hold an MD or DO but you wonder if the reason their credentials aren't posted on their walls is because they "completed their educations" somewhere in the Caribbean. … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – Contactable Doctors