20 Entertaining Activities For Us Housebound And Bedridden Folks

This post was originally publish on March 13, 2018 and updated on October 8, 2019. In the beginning of your illness you may have been just trying to survive each day, while simultaneously trying to tackle as much as possible to keep life normal. Eventually you reached a point where acceptance settled in, specifically an …

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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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Darkness Creates Depth

Recently I was looking at a painting I’d done the previous day, thinking about adding more color to it, and thought, darkness creates depth, which is true in life, but also in watercolors. When thinking about what to blog about this week that thought kept resonating, and truthfully, I could write in a million different …

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Making Positive Memories Despite Chronic Illness

When it all boils down to it, life is mostly about memories, right? If you’re fortunate, they are what’s left when all is said and done. You may be thinking, I don’t exactly sit around and hyper-analyze memories, or the making of them. I didn’t either, like most people I was too busy making them. …

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Disability Hearing Results

Last week I was sitting in my therapists office explaining to her that while many other people on social media say they are thankful for their illness, I cannot seem to reach that state of being. I've so many emotions with regard to being ill, but thankfulness just isn't one of them. It concerns me …

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