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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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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