Some of the BEST, and WORST, advice I’ve received since becoming chronically ill.

This is a quick list, the actual list would surely bore you into clicking away. 😉 Let’s get the ‘bad news’ out of the way first. Worst advice Keep exercising. Terrible advice for an MECFS patient. It likely led to the worsening of my condition. MECFS patients are repeatedly told by doctors, who aren’t knowledgeable …

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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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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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