Strength, Good People, and Independence…How Has Chronic Illness Changed Your Life

Last week, which was also the four year anniversary of the onset of CFS in my life, I had planned on writing about the ways chronic illness has changed my life, but honestly emotionally it was too painful to even go there. You know those things you want to write about but you know the …

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Blogger Recognition Award

What a lovely surprise to be nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award! I would like to thank Wendi for nominating me! When you have a moment, check out her blog, SimplyChronicallyIll.  It's filled with inspirational and informational content! The ‘rules’ of the Bloggers Recognition Award are (no pressure here, just an opportunity to allow others …

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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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Social Media To The Rescue

It’s that time of year…love ‘em or hate ‘em, the holidays are upon us! Personally, I love the holidays, I love the lights, the Christmas carols, the family time, all of it! I’m a big fan, but this holiday fandom has become one of the biggest challenges adjustments for my chronic illness life. For me, …

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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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