Zero Visibility a.k.a. Brain Fog

One of the most amazing things about the human body is its ability to adapt and overcome, especially with chronic illness. In time your brain leads you to believe that most of your symptoms become your new 'baseline' (as I call it), because let's face it, it's not really your new 'normal'. Cognitive impairment or 'brain fog' …

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Happy Birthday…to me :)

Well, as you may have guessed, it's my birthday! Birthdays with a chronic illness, depending on your support network and your abilities, can really become a shell of what they once were.  So this year I unilaterally decided that I would grab the bull by the horns and celebrate me (such a Leo ;)) from …

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Here’s To Letting It Go

I told myself a while back that I would blog on Tuesdays, Mondays are recovery from the weekend...not that one of my days is much different than another, and the rest of the week is devoted to daily painting. So today is Tuesday. I'm sitting here pondering what to write about, which I was supposed to do yesterday, …

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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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