chronic illness · chronic pain · makeup

Let’s Talk About Makeup: How to Not Look Sick Summer Tips

Hey hey hey! I don’t know how it is where you are but shewwwwww it is HOT here in Virginia! It already feels like summer even though summer technically has not yet “arrived”. You would think it was mid-July if you didn’t look at calendar. Virginia summers are hot and humid and while I absolutely… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Makeup: How to Not Look Sick Summer Tips

chronic illness · chronic pain · crps · writings

small victories, small losses

Accomplishments aren’t always big. It’s not always running 26.2 miles or hiking a mountain or even writing a book. It’s often one small moment in time or a hurdle that others wouldn’t think so daunting. It’s pretty incredible when we place ourselves in someone’s proverbial shoes and see what you might breeze through but truly… Continue reading small victories, small losses

anorexia · body image · guest post · mental health · writings

Guest Post : Self Love & Recovery

Hey hey hey! In an ironic twist of fate I have ANOTHER Genevieve guest posting today. I guess we Genevieves of the world have a lot¬†to say! As many of my readers know, I have struggled on and off with anorexia since 1996 so¬†eating disorders and body positivity are topics near and dear to my… Continue reading Guest Post : Self Love & Recovery

things i love thursday

things i love thursday # 65

Happy happy happy first May 2017 Thursday! The weather here in central Virginia is spectacular, hope it is where you are as well. Here is what I am loving this lovely week… this gorgeous burgundy makeup these adorable baby friends this stunning sleeve by josh stephens these adorable shorts from american eagle outfitters (1, 2,… Continue reading things i love thursday # 65

chronic illness · chronic pain · crps · writings

Making peace with the present

My mother used to tell me that every Halloween, before the night was over and before I was ¬†bouncing off the walls chock full of sugar, I would already be planning my next costume. No matter that the night had barely begun,¬†my head was already 365 days into the future considering whether I wanted to… Continue reading Making peace with the present

chronic illness · chronic pain · guest post · lyme · yoga

Guest Post: Healing with the Yoga Sutras

Hey¬†hey hey! I am excited to have another guest post to share with you guys! Today’s post is by Genevieve Goetz who like THIS Genevieve also has Lyme Disease. We met on Twitter and then have gotten to know each better on Instagram. Genevieve is a yoga teacher who uses her knowledge and experiences with… Continue reading Guest Post: Healing with the Yoga Sutras