Watercolors and Words

ME Awareness month over on Instagram has wiped me out, more than my normal exhaustion, but May is nearly over and I'm no quitter so I'm trying to keep up with the daily posts. Given my energy level, well given my nearly non-existent energy level, I thought I’d just share some of my image posts …

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Chronic Illness to Creativity

You went from being a healthy, active, participating member of society to being house or even bedbound. Now what? Well, first you’ll likely need to shake the dust off because that’s a lot to sift through emotionally, but then hopefully you’ll be off to figure out what you can still do to contribute to your …

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Why do you see so many doctors?

Hello there. Thanks for stopping by today. If you’re a fellow spoonie you’re very likely familiar with just how different doctor’s appointments can unfold. You probably have your favorites sorry doctor’s but we do. You’ve probably also been questioned about why you continue to see a doctor if you don’t like the way that person …

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Is it Spring yet?

And just like that, March is just around the corner, bringing the Northern Hemisphere promises of lovely sunshine and budding flowers, and for the Southern Hemisphere, a welcome reprieve of impending cooler temperatures. For many of us in notoriously sunny San Diego, this Winter has been very, very cold. If you’re from back East or …

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8 Things That Happen When You’ve Had Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (MECFS) For Awhile

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is life changing, there's no doubt about that. Some of us had gradual onsets, and others, like myself had sudden onsets. I don't know which onset is better or worse, all I know is that regardless of your onset, you're left on this journey you never asked for and just like life …

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