Wednesday Wisdom – Spending Money

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

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Screaming for …?

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 …?

Friday Freedom

FREEDOM is the ability to RESPOND to any situation by looking at it antithetically.. If your natural REACTION to a situation is one way, try stepping back and thinking about it in exactly the opposite way. For example, my last post about "helping others help themselves" - that is, knowing first that the person who … Continue reading Friday Freedom

Thursday Thought – Help…?

I'm sure you have all heard the adage "God helps those who help themselves." This phrase finds its "origins" all over the globe - from numerous usages by the ancient Greeks to being stated in the Quran and, of course, "our" Western "knowledge" of it from Christian "Holy" scripture. Its history and usage are so … Continue reading Thursday Thought – Help…?

11 September

I do want to write something up about "9/11" or "September 11" or however you "call" "it." BUT it is crucial for me to do so TOMORROW. So for now, I just want to say that I remember and will never forget that day - I am sure all of those of us who were … Continue reading 11 September

THE PROBLEM Defining “Chronic Illness”

Throughout all of these posts and all of my "posts" on "Social Media" (and the posts of others with chronic illnesses for that matter!) I have realized there is a certain "dilemma" that faces everyone who "suffers" from a chronic illness (or chronic illnesses) - namely, that the term "chronic illness" doesn't really carry with … Continue reading THE PROBLEM Defining “Chronic Illness”