Trouble Pooping? Here’s What Helped…

Ok. Ready? I’m going to talk about something we never do. Pooping. Oh my gawd. I know. Crazy. But we all do it. And when we can’t, it’s awful. So here I go……(writing, not pooping)

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Do You Get Brain Fog?

I’d like to do a “compilation” Blog Post and was wondering if you would please be willing to help?  It’s only three questions: Do you get “brain”fog? If so, can you describe it? What, if anything, helps you better manage it? I *really appreciate your input!! ️Stace

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Gratitudes, Gladitudes and a Secret Family Recipe

So, first of all, Merry Christmas and/or Happy Holidays. For I think, the first time ever, I am ready for Christmas ahead of time. Which is pretty remarkable considering the week I just spent in bed. We still have food shopping and cooking/baking to do, but that’s it. It makes the last week of the […]

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12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas

I hesitated to even write this blog post. Everywhere we look are Christmas ideas and suggestions from everyone. However, you never can tell when you may spot an idea you hadn’t yet thought of. While I am a “spoonie” (still looking for a replacement for that dreadful word), I am also still a woman who […]

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Validating The Complexities of Illness

Often, the true complexities of living with chronic illness are overlooked or never addressed. But just because that happens, doesn’t mean it should.

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Chronic Illness Is…..

Chronic illness is not just constantly being sick. It is fearing that “this” spell will be the one that lands you bedridden for a year, again.It is being treated like a hypochondriac by Doctors.It is losing all trust and confidence in yourself.It is being delivered life altering diagnoses, coming to grips with them and then […]

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Feeling Unmotivated? 17 Tips To Beat “The Lazies”

Oh boy. Who here struggles with feeling unmotivated? Raise your hand! I just raised both. The other day I was texting with my best friend Sue and I asked her if she struggles with motivation; because not only is Sue full of energy, but she’s also healthy. I feel like I often forget what it […]

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There’s No Such Thing As “Status Quo” When You’re Chronically Ill

So what does that title even mean? Last night I had the privilege of receiving some feedback from a reader about how positive I am. My Husband and I laughed and said boy, if only they really knew me, they’d know how much of a curmudgeon I really am. We laughed, but that whole exchange […]

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