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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The Good, Bad and Ugly of Botox Injections for Migraines

How many of you suffer from medication sensitivity? I know I do. Which has been part of how I ended up trying Botox for my chronic headaches and migraines. I have tried countless other medications, which either don’t work or have had violent side effects. So when my Neurologist insisted, for over a year, that […]

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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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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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10 Affordable Ways to Brighten That Room You Never Leave!

Most of us, (that I know), that are chronically ill are either mostly home bound or at least spend an awful lot of time there. As such, it can get pretty gloomy and disheartening. I certainly know I suffer from the doldrums when I’m stuck on the couch constantly. A couple years ago, during a […]

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The Art of Letting Go When You’re Sick

After a year long hiatus, I recently returned to therapy. And one of the first things my Therapist asked me was if I had finally let go of looking for jobs. It was something I did, almost weekly, for many years after becoming too sick to work. Inevitably, it always made me feel worse, not […]

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