Chronic Illness: Generational Effects

At the tender age of 12 the doctor told me that my mom had only two months to live. It was news that I couldn’t fully process at that age, maybe it sent me spiraling into a state of shock. I don’t know, but luckily, my mom was tough as nails, and I didn’t have …

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Those Were The Days My Friend

Just to be straightforward...This post isn't about crafts, or chronic illness, or even adulting. 🙂 It's a snippet of a life I used to call mine. It's a bit of my life, a time when I could endure elevations above 4,000 feet without terrible symptoms, when I could fly, when I could go and do …

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May Your Blogging Words Flow Like Water or Wine

The truth? It’s 5:45pm; I’ve started this blog several times throughout the day, but I’m exhausted and the words aren’t coming to me. What words? Well, seemingly any of them. As an introvert, I feel like I’m sitting at a table filled with people I don’t know, but they already know one another. I know …

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Perseverance

Sharing a past painting with a little reminder quote, along with the rest of my little paintings from the past week. No matter what your struggle is: health, wealth, and/or happiness, you will surprise yourself at some point because you will do things you never thought possible. Hang in there, one day at a time, …

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Be Gentle With Yourself

  Just a friendly reminder to be kind to yourself. We get so focused on not only our expectations of ourselves, but other's expectations of us that we sometimes forget to take a breather. My mom used to tell me that you can only love someone else as much as you love yourself. This was …

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