chronic illness · chronic pain · friends

i was made for sunny days.

“I watch the stars from my window sill  The whole world is moving and I’m standing still” As I have said in other blog entries, the isolation that stems  from chronic illness can be almost as crippling as the actual illness itself.  It can be absolutely devastating to feel really alone when you have already lost… Continue reading i was made for sunny days.

chronic illness · chronic pain · crps · disability · mental health · writings

learning the language of letting go.

I have been oscillating as of late between being ok with where things are at in my life and then all of sudden really not ok. Although I have been sick for a few years, things have taken a sharp detour off the tracks for the past 5 months and I am dealing with some… Continue reading learning the language of letting go.

chronic illness · chronic pain · crps · writings

what to do (and not do) when you have a chronically ill loved one

Before I developed CRPS and the Lyme, I had very little experience with any kind of health issues. I had never broken a bone or had a surgery besides ear tubes at age 6. I got sick maybe once a year and had no real experience with chronic pain minus some running injuries I accrued from poor… Continue reading what to do (and not do) when you have a chronically ill loved one