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Pity Party RSVP

When one lives with a chronic illness, day to day life changes. The predictable becomes the unpredictable. Little things suddenly seem like big things. Activities that once were done with little to no thought now prove to be often difficult and sometimes impossible. 1,648 more words


The Last Week

I’m really not sure where to begin with this. The last week my family has been put through our toughest times yet, but we’re holding strong. 536 more words

Mental Illness

Pain Clinic #2

Later today I have an appointment at the pain clinic.

The pain specialist I’ll be meeting with is the one who completed my intake last summer. 409 more words


It Takes a Village

Last night I was back at Urgent Care. I’m just not feeling good, and have very little tolerance for not feeling good. My energy has been absolutely zapped. 861 more words


Germanwings co-pilot hid illness from airlines: prosecutors

(CNN) – The Germanwings co-pilot accused of intentionally setting a plane on a fatal descent in the French Alps had an illness that he kept secret from his employer, German prosecutors said Friday. 1,363 more words


How do you feel ?

You must have heard about mental health. If not, the definition of mental health is: “A level of psychological well being, or an absence of a mental disorder; it is the psychological state of someone who is functioning at a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment.” Mental health is just as important as physical health, and mental illness can be just as deadly as physical illness. 513 more words

Little Something

Artist As Hermit

I know.

I really shouldn’t complain. I have it better than some.

But it’s hard. I am reminded every day.

Because of the severe chronic illness, I am so very limited in what I can do to promote my work. 243 more words