Contour 101 – “KUWTK” Edition … GOD Help Me!

So this is not the "full" post about contouring (there cannot be just one "full post" anyway!) but I'm STILL watching this stupid "KUWTK" because, yet again, I STILL DO NOT "GET IT" and I'm on the episode where Kim launches her "contour sticks" or whatever it is. And I have to say ... WRONG! … Continue reading Contour 101 – “KUWTK” Edition … GOD Help Me!

Money Money Money … and Panic … ATTACKS!

I have so much to write and I have such a tendency to ramble on and go off on tangents so I am really going to make a concerted effort to discuss ONE topic (perhaps two if they "go together," as the topics "money" and "panic attacks" often do!) at a time here. There is … Continue reading Money Money Money … and Panic … ATTACKS!

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

Monday “Mantra” – “BE HAPPY FOR OTHERS!” – NO!

I have heard so many "famous" people and rich people and "spiritual teachers" say how happiness (or insert some other self-reflecting positive attribute) can be achieved by not only being happy when good things happen to you but "genuinely" being happy when good things happen to others. That "genuinely" gets me because it speaks back … Continue reading Monday “Mantra” – “BE HAPPY FOR OTHERS!” – NO!

Overwhelmed.

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.