My Mom

My mom was all the things I wished I was: outgoing, funny, incredibly brave, a great cook, amazing with plants, incredibly wise, and oddly intuitive. She made life seem colorful and humorous. Unfortunately, she was also sick for the second half of her life. I have to say, despite it all, she handled her illness …

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What are you thankful for?

Do you ever spend time really focusing on the goodness in your life? I know, I know that sounds all ‘self-helpy’, but bear with me. There’s a Ted Talk that says that focusing on at least one good thing a day helps rewire your brain to automatically see more goodness in life. I don’t know …

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Chronically Hopeful Award

What a lovely surprise to be nominated for the Chronically Hopeful Award! 🌸 I would like to thank Terri over at Reclaiming Hope for the nomination! When you have a moment, check out her blog, https://reclaiminghopecoaching.com/. Her blog is truly a top-notch site for practical tips on how to, not only survive, but thrive with …

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This too shall pass…

Truth be told, I'm flaring, pretty badly. Not sure of the exact cause, thinking it may be a culmination of too many things over the past month or so. I know it started when they were painting the outsides of where I live. I wasn't getting enough sleep as they started early with the generator, …

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MECFS Struggle of the Day – Adulting

Welcome back! What I intended on doing today (anyone else automatically hear 'the road to hell is paved with good intentions' in a sing-songy voice when they hear the word intended? Just me? 😉) was to post an award response to a recent blog nomination. However, after a good bit of time on the phone …

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