Insomnia: Unpopular Philosophy

Insomnia may be more common than you think. Did you know an estimated 30 percent of people deal with insomnia? Although I couldn’t find clear cut numbers, I know that number is much higher in the chronic illness community, for a variety of reasons: ranging from pain to stress, to a body that has less …

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Mr. Sandman Bring Me A Dream

To live, literally to be alive, humans must sleep. I’ve read that the brain flushes itself when we are sleeping, a little housekeeping, if you will, while we are in dreamland. I can only assume that without this sleep, and no housekeeping, the brain becomes a toxic wasteland. Again, I’m assuming…I don’t actually know. What I …

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Embracing Thankfulness

There's an emotional depth with most Chronic illness warriors that you won't find amongst the masses.  We literally struggle and fight to survive, to defend ourselves, to keep going on days when others would be curled in bed wishing their sick day would quickly pass. It's my opinion that because of the depths we have to …

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