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
I am going to make this one legit brief. I wanted to talk about fibromyalgia with the "F" alliteration - this is something that is very close to me as I have been diagnosed with it, my sister has been diagnosed with it, and my mother who has also been diagnosed with it suffers greatly … Continue reading Friday “Final Thoughts”
"“When people show you who they are, believe them the first time. "~Maya AngelouThis is one of those quotes that's hitting very close to home lately. I started writing a post about the importance of going with your "gut" instinct - a topic which ties into this quote very closely. There are so many implications … Continue reading Tuesday Tip
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 …”
Hello! I hope everyone is having an enjoyable day! If you are fortunate enough to be able to work, I also hope you had the day off as it really should be / was meant to be! Yesterday I attended church (as I have been over the last few weeks) with my friend and the … Continue reading Labor Day for Spoonies
Hello, world! I am going to share with you my go-to recipe for a smoothie today - this is yet another recipe that I have been asked for on Instagram, Twitter, and elsewhere. This is just my most basic of basic smoothie recipes - kind of one of the few I always "go to" when … Continue reading Saturday Smoothie!