Keep Calm and Crochet On

Welcome! It seems like I should write more about crafting on here, since it is in the title after all. Truthfully, crafting for me these days pretty much consists of watercolors. There are many different crafts I’d like to try but financially they aren’t a need, so I’m holding off. If you are in the …

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20 Entertaining Activities For Us Housebound And Bedridden Folk

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 acceptance that pacing is absolutely vital to feeling as well as possible with chronic illness, …

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5 Tips for Coping With Chronic Illness

Disclaimer - The following opinions are based off my own experiences. I am not a healthcare professional. Please consult a qualified, licensed, healthcare professional before making any adjustments to your health care regimen. Chronic illness leaves most of us feverishly searching for solutions to ease our symptoms. We comb the internet: read blogs, read posts, …

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When Your Bucket List Is On Your Bucket List

In 2011 I had just started a new job and was in the midst of that initial awkward period, you know where your new employer gives you a series of videos to watch, which you dutifully do, but then you have nothing productive left so you sit there awkwardly waiting. Well, with a couple of those awkward hours to kill, I decided to write a …

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Beauty Is In The Eye Of The Beholder

  If you're a parent and your child brings home something they've created at school you'll likely think it's beautiful, because it is beautiful.  It doesn't matter what it is, it just matters that it came from their heart, their mind, and their hands.  Art is incredibly subjective. If you really think about it life is …

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