Is it just me or was the holiday season we just slid through a bit on the challenging side this time around? Everyone I talk to seems to say the same, chaos and confusion were the theme of the season. The theme of my… Continue Reading “We Made It! (a holiday recovery plan)”
Remember when holidays were times of magic and joy? You know, back before you were in charge of bringing said joy to the table? The good old days, when the turkey arrived at the table surrounded but trimmings with but the smallest bit of… Continue Reading “Tackling the Holidays, Chronic Illness Style”
One of the keys to living a full, able life with ra is to lean on the available tools to make getting things done simpler. The energy saved not struggling to do the little things, is a precious resource, especially when you have a limited supply for the day. Leaning into arthritis tools means you will be able to do more, also precious when life can be a struggle.
If you have spent much time in the rheumatoid arthritis community, or researching natural remedies for chronic illnesses, you have no doubt seen the claims that a change in diet can do everything from improve symptoms to cure the disease entirely. While I’ve personally… Continue Reading “Tackling Trigger Foods”
I have a secret. I’ve suspected for a long while now, but until recently, still had some doubts. Having worked through those, I am now sure. Want to know my secret?
I feel like a five year old after a long day at Disney. I’m tired, I’m cranky, the amusement park visit has been way too much for me and I’m ready for some rest!
What is science? Is it the great argument end-er that we are looking for or yet another reason to spark debate?
I’m a nervous mess, and it’s my own fault! There, I said it. Out loud. That’s right, I’m a ball of anxiety this week. Almost entirely self-inflicted anxiety. I made the choice to step out of my comfort zone, and now, here I am… Continue Reading “Anxious ME”
There are good ships, and there are wood ships, The ships that sail the sea. But the best ships, are friendships, And may they always be. -Irish Proverb In a life that has gone anything but straight and easy, I am incredibly blessed by… Continue Reading “My Tribe”