Coping When Crises and Chronic Illness Collide

You know that saying, “God doesn’t give you more than you can handle?” Well I have two theories on that old adage: 1. God is WAY too busy to pay attention to me, with everything else going on in the world right now OR 2. Someone totally made that up. Because clearly God hasn’t realized […]

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5 Minute, 6 Ingredient, Summer Salad Recipe

Let’s face it, eating healthy is hard. Fixing healthy meals, when you feel like death, is even harder. That’s why this is one of my favorite recipes! 5 minutes, 6 ingredients, done!

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When Life Gets in the way of chronic Illness

You’ll have to forgive me, as this is going to be a mash up of topics post. I’m so tired, my eyeballs feel like they’re bleeding. I have had so much to tell you about! And then my Son was very seriously injured at work. I cannot say when or if I will be able […]

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Do You Ever Feel Like?…

Do you ever feel like getting help for one of your conditions is like having to choose between being eaten by a shark or devoured by a crocodile?…..‬

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10 Tips For better sex with chronic illness

I was the black sheep in the family; the one always castigated for being too open, asking questions I shouldn’t or talking about things that shouldn’t be talked about. When a cousin of mine’s dog died, I was crushed; having always loved him. I made the mistake of asking how he died after saying how […]

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13 Things I’ve Lost Since Getting Sick

Fibro and chronic illness take hold of your life and throw it in a blender. It gets jostled around, chewed up, makes a mess and looks NOTHING like it did before it got pulverized. More often, it results in a liquidy, watered down version of what once was.

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Eating Healthy Quick Tip

Do you know what I LOVE eating for lunch?….. OREOS!!!! (well the organic version anyhow) Instead, I’m eating salad. I buy an organic mix that has multiple green leaf veggies. I throw in carrot sticks, blueberries and add in walnuts, for a protein source. Then, because I hate salad, I throw some Kashi cinnamon shredded […]

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Why the End of Quarantine Can be an Insurmountable Challenge For Some

Bound and determined, I harnessed up the dogs, attached them to their double leash and set out for our walk. It was so beautiful yesterday and I was feeling good, so I decided to attempt the walk alone. How hard could it really be? I made it about 1/5th of our normal route, but our […]

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15 Ways You Can Advocate for Better Health Care

You hire a contractor to paint your house and expect he will paint it red-because that’s what you said. Instead, he paints it blue because he knows better. After all, it is his profession, not yours and theoretically, he does know more about paint. Would you pay him? If you just said yes, I may […]

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