Monthly Archive: January 2019

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Saying Goodbye To Christmas

Putting away Christmas is such a humongous job when you’re already in pain. This year, I tried a new approach. Since I have my handy-dandy wheelchair, I used it to make things better for...

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The Need to Move

I’ve always known how great it is to exercise. A child of the 60s-70s, playing outdoors and moving wasn’t considered “exercise”. We just had fun, but it did result in us getting hours of...

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How to Avoid the Guilt of Chronic Illness

Growing up we are taught many things that help to shape our character. These ideas and beliefs make us who we are and how we’re known to others. We take pride in our strengths...

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Doing What Works

I’ve had so much drive to get some things done around my house. After trips with tons of dirty clothes, gifts that need a place, and just regular chores, my home is a wreck!...

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Thyroid Awareness Month

Thyroid diseases are more common than diabetes or heart disease. Because it’s so common, it’s important for us to be aware of the types of Thyroid disease and be screened for it. The thyroid...

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Fighting Days

So many people with chronic illness call themselves fighters or warriors. I tend to steer clear of this, because I want to think of myself in different terms. But, days like today remind me...