Chronic Illness and the Holidays

It’s that time of year again, where the abled amongst us are in full preparation mode for the busyness that comes with the holidays. Parties, food, gifts, socializing, work functions, all those things we too used to participate in, but now for many of us the holidays mean simply watching from afar as the world …

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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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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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Truthful Tuesday

Joining in with the lovely Hannah’s #TruthfulTuesdays on Instagram this week to spread awareness of what daily living with a chronic illness really looks like so I'll keep this blog post short, truthful and to the point. I’m kinda all over the place this week for two reasons. One, over the past week it's come to my …

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The Truth? I’m Terrified.

We all have moments in our lives where we put on a brave face and charge through the day. Maybe it’s a job interview, or a presentation, or even getting up the courage to ask a certain someone an important question. As a child you think you’ll get braver as you get older, and maybe …

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