Money is a difficult subject for just about everyone. Talking about "financial success" and spending or even just having money, however, can be a topic that brings absolute panic to someone with chronic illness - it certainly does for me. Aside from chronic illness itself - that is, thinking about how I feel in the … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom – Spending Money
I just realized another interesting "quirk" of human psychology - the fear of what "we" will do if and when "we" start to feel better and have seemingly copious amounts of time that we suddenly have to fill. I don't know if this is something that happens specifically to those of us who have dealt … Continue reading Friday FEAR
So wait ... am I correct in my "information" that Lady Gaga's "infamous" "aunt" Joanne died from Lupus? If this is TRUE, then HELLO! I should not need to scream too loudly to get the attention I am seeking! All of these diseases are VERY close - as far as Behcet's goes (this is a … Continue reading Hold That …
Hello my lovey doves! I apologize for not getting back here last night to write about "contentment" - as I mentioned on Sunday, I have been quite ill and very weak and it has kind of come and gone at its own "discretion" with no regard to my feelings about it, of course! At any … Continue reading Screaming for …?
I have been struggling for the last decade not only with the physical symptoms and other manifestations of chronic illness but with the innumerable issues that come with NOT being "functional" and all of the emotions that come with it. Today I have been trying to sort things out in my head a little bit … Continue reading Overwhelmed.
Hello! It has been a little too long since I have written - I have had a terribly busy week between moving and having a root canal done that I didn't anticipate having done so quickly (more on that story later ...) - so I just wanted to "pop in" and write a little bit … Continue reading Owner of a Perpetually Broken Heart?
Disabled. Apparently the word carries connotations that those of us who are disabled don't always associate with characteristics that describe ourselves. I was presented with this idea on a recent phone call with my mother who had accompanied me earlier to a dentist appointment - it was a second opinion appointment and I wanted someone … Continue reading Disabled, not Unable!