Six things I didn’t know, six years ago this week, about chronic illness

A teensy little back story first. This week, six years ago, I got sick. I thought I had the flu, turns out it was Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. I’ve learned countless lessons, some good, and some I truly wish I'd never known. Since I've been down in the chronic illness trenches for a …

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Did you know it’s World Watercolor Month?

Welcome back! Nice of you to stop by. 🙂 If you're a regular around here, you know I post my little watercolor doodles at the end of every post. Since I'm not certain I've ever taken the time to clarify where the doodle ideas come from, I thought I'd take a moment and explain. For …

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Blogging Gloves

Do you ever find yourself pondering your next blog post, or to-do list, during sleepless nights? It's a good way to pass the time, but I have to admit, unless I write those middle-of-the-night thoughts down, they are often lost to the daylight. Last week’s post, which had been written and rewritten, mentally, was going …

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An excellent explanation of PEM written by Whitney Dafoe included in post.

A repost from Whitney Dafoe's facebook post, with my short explanation below. If you've happened upon this post and you are a Covid-19 LongHauler, please take a moment to read and be extra careful as your body heals.  Whitney Dafoe, a young man who came down with severe MECFS (myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome) in the …

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Happy 3 Year Blogiversary To Me!

At our home, over the past few years, Tuesday’s have been referred to, humorously, as blog Tuesday. Several years ago, actually three in July, I started to blog, specifically on Tuesdays. I know myself well enough to know if I didn’t set strict parameters (one specific day in the week), I’d eventually stop posting. Don’t …

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