I keep telling you, I am not funny. Having fun does not have to be comedic talent. Instead, it can be a willingness to see the humor in tough situations. Y’all are better at this than I ever was. Turn your funny on and let’s ride with it.
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Disease and ongoing illness take its toll on our bodies, working them too hard and wearing them down. Wearing the out if we are not careful. When we slow everything down, we can heal faster. Here, we don’t even need to stick our heads under water. We are simply turning the moment into slow motion as it would feel underwater. Slowing our breath, our reactions, our thoughts, our heart rates so that our resting bodies can kick into high gear healing.
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It’s time to get outside, enjoy the crisp air and picking apples. If chronic illness won’t allow for the picking experience, then you can “pick” different varieties from your local grocery. Either way, it is time!! I will show you how you can be ill and go apple picking if you want the adventure…
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Boom, the unexpected laughter hit me. I mean it hit. It hit big. Hit like a boom. Still laughing. Still loving the unexpected thrills out of life during a healing journey. This particular laughter has provided so much stress relief that I wanted to share the story…
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Time for a little change with huge rewards by doing drainage more effectively. If your drainage is not free-flowing, you won’t feel as well. When you don’t feel well, all of life gets backed up. Step up and reap the rewards…
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One minute we find ourselves quite huggable and delight in the peace of it all. Then, another moment we realize we are buggable to others. We are all huggable and buggable — wherever there is light, there are bugs!! How can we shine the best during chornic illness?? Oh stars, I don’t know!!!
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This summer did you find yourself diving into anything? Did you dive into fun and laughter at a pool party? Or maybe your big dive was the sheer power it took to get to a pool to wiggle your toes in the cool water. Chronic illness might change how we experience it but it doesn’t have to keep us from the enjoyment and calming effects of water.
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You know what resentment looks like. We do it and see it in life and interactions with others. But what about resenting our own bodies just because they got ill? At some point during our chronic illness did we turn resentful toward our bodies that “let us down?” It is more difficult to scoot along through life if we are resentful of our own bodies.
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Usually, the two don’t mix. Funny and illness, what a joke. The sicker I got, the less funny I became. Truth be known, I was way too serious, shhhhhh. Any little funny I had got rubbed raw, sandpapered down to the bone while I was chronically ill. That’s a shame. Funny can help us put illness in its place.
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Banana splits do not have to be junk food. We can make them with organic bananas and healthy ice cream. We can even add our own healthy chocolate syrup to it, with cherries on top while keeping it healthy and nourishing.
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