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Dear Pain…

A sort of love letter to pain — my gratitude to learning strength, grace, and humility.

Real Talk: The Coron-Anxiety

Getting real around here to talk about mental health and coronavirus anxiety.

#SelfCareMvmt 2: Physical Self-Care

If you haven’t checked out the #SELFCAREMVMT yet from Self Care Catalysts, I urge you to visit their website and read my first blog in the series from last week. Self-care is an integral part of the quality of life of a chronic illness patient. Patients are advocating for this movement, and now companies are too!

ePharma Blog Posts

Hi everyone!   I just wanted to update with a post on my blog posts for ePharma Summit. You can read my posts, and others, on their blog, here. Follow them on social media with @epharma and #epharma16.   Here are the first two… Continue Reading “ePharma Blog Posts”

The Invisibility of Invisible Illness

I’m just a little bit over two years into my diagnoses of chronic diseases. Who knows how long I’ve actually had them, or at the very least had the beginning symptoms. But March 3, 2013 feels like it was a mix between my D-Day… Continue Reading “The Invisibility of Invisible Illness”

Trials Towards Strength

The past two months of my life have been such a wide range of emotions, while being some of the hardest times I’ve had in a very long time. While working to sustain the person and character I have worked a lifetime to build,… Continue Reading “Trials Towards Strength”

The Spoon Theory

Just dropping in quickly to add a little nugget of perspective and inspiration, as I’d really like everyone to read this story. It’s called “The Spoon Theory,” and written by Christine Miserandino (find her site here). I cried the first time I read this… Continue Reading “The Spoon Theory”

On Being Tough…

People have different interpretations on what ‘tough’ is. On what ‘strength’ is. On what ‘pain tolerance’ is. Realistically, it doesn’t quite matter where a person falls on the varying degrees of those three notions; what matters is how you feel, how you experience a… Continue Reading “On Being Tough…”

Let’s get right into it

I’m going to pass on doing the whole obligatory ‘hello. this is why I’m here’ post.  (For more on that, read my About page). Let’s jump right in. A lot of what I write, vent, or stream of conscious about here is for my… Continue Reading “Let’s get right into it”

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