Happy Monday and Have You Seen This Harvard Study?

Hi my lovelies <3. Happy Monday. It is beyond frigid today in Massachusetts and the wind is whipping SO hard, it actually sounds like a train whistle. So today, I am grateful to have a Husband who works hard to take care of me/us. I am grateful that my Husband works for Verizon, whose pay, […]

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The Two Dogs That Saved Our Marriage.

I wanted to share this picture. My Husband and I have been together coming up on 14 years. Last year, we had one hell of a time. Sometimes, life can just drown you and it feels impossible to get your feet under you. For the first time ever, as we cried, we discussed divorce. That’s […]

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To The Man I Married, From The Girl You Didn’t

My Husband is home from work today, burning through a vacation day early in the year. Selfishly, I love waking up and having him here, but he isn’t here so we can go off doing fun things or going on vacation. He’s here because today, as many other days, he woke up with terrible anxiety […]

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The Irrational Thoughts That Accompany a Migraine

I woke up at 4am with a brain crushing migraine. Third migraine this week. I stumbled for a cold cloth to try that. I laid back down, profusely sweating. Two minutes later, I realized that it was taking hold. I should have known better when I went to bed with a headache; having a headache […]

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We Are So Much More Than “Just” Sick

I sit, teary eyed, reading all of your comments and emails every day. They break my heart and resonate like a loud bell with me and my own struggles. I could be writing these myself. I hear from women (no men just yet) who feel inadequate, stupid, guilty and broken, some on the verge of […]

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Can a Therapist Actually Improve Life with Chronic Illness?

I recently wrote about some staggering statistics of living with Chronic Illness, specifically, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. One of the most resounding facts of all? Fibro suffererers are TEN TIMES more likely to commit suicide than those in the general population. And this does not include those already struggling with an underlying Mental Health […]

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