When you are born stubborn and independent, it is hard to admit when you need help. So, when chronic, disabling disease comes knocking, it can be a particularly challenging house guest to adjust to.
“I miss an active life, pining for it, like a long-lost lover, always hoping some magical twist of fate will send it back my way. “
“Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I have been seeing these post on social media, probably for a couple of years now. The more… Continue Reading “What does depression look like?”
“The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.” –Mark Twain You are what you eat. I’m sorry, it’s true. I agree, I want to just eat all… Continue Reading “You Are What You Eat”
“And when the fog’s over and the stars and the moon come out at night it’ll be a beautiful sight.”– Jack Kerouac I woke up in a fog this morning. Not outside, outside is bright and sunny and cold as can be! The fog… Continue Reading “Foggy Days”
“Without proper self-evaluation, failure is inevitable.” John Wooden When I was first diagnosed with a chronic disease, I have to admit, I was quite naive. No, naive is definitely not a word that fits me (HA!) I guess what I really mean… Continue Reading “The art of Taking Stock”
“A goal is not always meant to be reached, it often serves simply as something to aim at.” – Bruce Lee It’s that time of year again. The time when everyone is working on some goal or other for the year. Weight loss, giving… Continue Reading “Becoming a Goal Crusher”
“You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.” – Margaret Thatcher Once upon a time there was a girl who hurt all over. She went to her Doctor, whom she trusted, in search of help. The competent Doctor figured… Continue Reading “The Battle for Healthcare”
Just because you CAN live with symptoms, doesn’t mean you SHOULD.
Knowing what to ignore and what to treat comes from being in tune with your body.