“Tautology” Tuesday – “Know Thyself …”

Those of us with chronic illness often tend to be incredibly introspective - I think this is in and of itself a sort of "tautology" insofar as when we are very ill, we cannot really "do" much but think. I know this is particularly true when I am experiencing a severe flare - I cannot … Continue reading “Tautology” Tuesday – “Know Thyself …”

Monday Mantra

"I am not synonymous with my illness(es)."This is an important one. After years and years of dealing with chronic illness, it often starts to feel like we ARE our disease(s). However, there is a YOU (and a ME!) that is SO MUCH MORE THAN OUR ILLNESS(ES)! We cannot allow ourselves to be defined by what … Continue reading Monday Mantra

Mundane Monday

I will try to return to my more "succinct" posting style with this one - please bear with my "bombastic loquaciousness" when it pops up! At any rate, sticking with the "alliteration," I thought I would write about a topic that has been on my mind quite a bit recently - it is something of … Continue reading Mundane Monday