Taking a Physical Health Break

Thank you for stopping in.🌸 I have been posting here on Tuesdays for a few years now no matter what the toll was it took on body. Sometimes I posted from my phone, flat on my back. I did this because I wanted to show how much this illness fluctuates, how there are good days …

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It’s okay to rest.

Heeding my own advice this 'Blog Tuesday' and resting. Only two new doodles this past week as the energy just wasn't there to doodle and paint. I received some new watercolor paints for my birthday last week. They are brighter colors than mine and I'm very excited to try them out! Hopefully next week I'll …

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Chronic Illness and Birthdays

Saturday will be my 7th birthday while having a chronic illness. I’ve learned a few things along the way about how to celebrate a birthday with chronic illness. As a disclaimer, lumping all illnesses together and generalizing how they play out isn’t fair, it depends what type of chronic illness you have to really determine …

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California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) Homebound Appointments

Did you know homebound appointments at the DMV were a thing? Quick little post today to share something I learned, today actually. You can request a homebound appointment through the DMV to obtain an ID. It took me three attempts (several different people) at contacting them but the last time I took a different approach …

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Insomnia: Unpopular Philosophy

Insomnia may be more common than you think. Did you know an estimated 30 percent of people deal with insomnia? Although I couldn’t find clear cut numbers, I know that number is much higher in the chronic illness community, for a variety of reasons: ranging from pain to stress, to a body that has less …

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