We suffer needlessly until we fully understand that life simply is not fair, never has been, never will be, not here on earth. Some people will be stricken with chronic illness and others won’t. It is not fair, that simple. Getting back on the bicycle and moving forward requires that we accept this fact.Continue reading Cycle of Suffering Because We Think Life Is Supposed To Be Fair
STOP, park it and enjoy a summer picnic. Chronic illness stinks so bad, sometimes we just have to find a way to have some fun and take the stress out of it to the best of our ability. Park your fight with illness and have some fun with the sunshine and fun food.Continue reading Park IT and Enjoy a Summer Picnic
Funk-and-yuck-and-muck of chronic illness makes for a dull you (and me). UNfunking ourselves moves us out of our head and on with our lives, no matter how sick one might be. This is fun, let’s give it a whirl…Continue reading UNfunk Yourself, Get Out Of Your Head
There are days during chronic illness that all we can do is smile. That alone is the sum of our effort toward moving forward, a smile. Just a simple smile is the goal of the whole day. If you have been ill, alone, homebound, or worse, you know what I am talking about… just a smile.Continue reading Just Smile Days During Chronic Illness
Bravery comes in many forms and can be as “simple” as choosing to face the day with chronic illness. If you have been chronically ill, you know there is nothing simple about those days. Recognizing what is truly brave builds us up instead of tearing us down.Continue reading Recognizing Your Bravery During Illness
It feels like we get stuck in chronic illness but it really is not the destination. As we gently move through the issues, we move through illness instead of getting stuck in it.Continue reading Chronic Illness Is Not The Destination
We all have obstacles in our lives. The chronically ill have some specific ones. Those obstacles are fierce and try to knock us down at every turn. Has illness knocked you down or are you letting your hair blow as you make your way through the intense obstacles?Continue reading Can You Break Through The Wind?
I know this chronic illness stuff is for the birds because it has gone on so long and it is stinking hard. I know you are tired of it. I know it has exhausted your resources in every direction. There are days we wish it away. Be done, be gone!!!!! As much as we want to, we cannot wish it away. Even when we have put effort galore into it already, there is still more backbone to be done.Continue reading Which Are You Using, Wishbone or Backbone