Darkness Creates Depth

Recently I was looking at a painting I’d done the previous day, thinking about adding more color to it, and thought, darkness creates depth, which is true in life, but also in watercolors. When thinking about what to blog about this week that thought kept resonating, and truthfully, I could write in a million different …

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Chronic Illness and the Holidays

It’s that time of year again, where the abled amongst us are in full preparation mode for the busyness that comes with the holidays. Parties, food, gifts, socializing, work functions, all those things we too used to participate in, but now for many of us the holidays mean simply watching from afar as the world …

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Be kind to yourself, you’re doing the best you can 💙

For those of you that regularly follow along, yesterday I had a follow-up appointment with my PCP to go over lab results that I've been trying to get an explanation of all year (they are from a different Dr). This is an appointment I've had to reschedule several times as I've not been well enough …

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The Three-Day Quote Challenge

Thank you so much to Emma at NotJustTired.Com for nominating me in this three-day quote challenge! I love quotes. Life is about learning; quotes carried through time share wisdom and experiences that can be great life lessons. The most difficult part of this challenge is narrowing down to just three quotes and three different bloggers. (I’m …

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Get Ready, Get Set, Pace!

Happy first day of Spring to those of you in the Northern Hemisphere! Honestly, Summer is my favorite season, but Spring is a close second. It comes with a promise of warmer weather, longer days, and beautiful blooms. With warmer weather around the corner it will lead many of us chronic illness warriors wishing we …

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