Chronic Illness to Creativity

You went from being a healthy, active, participating member of society to being house or even bedbound. Now what? Well, first you’ll likely need to shake the dust off because that’s a lot to sift through emotionally, but then hopefully you’ll be off to figure out what you can still do to contribute to your …

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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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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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Let Whatever You Do Today Be Enough

Today I'm going to take a bit of my own advice, post some of my past little paintings (some from last week and some from this week), and let that be enough. I'm afraid the holidays have caught up with me. More often than not I will get warning signs of a flare coming on but …

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