This was the goofy card my spouse got for me These are the flowers he got me And this is when the birthday song was sung for me in a moose hat at dinner with my mom and spouse. It was a surprise attack. My mom mentioned it was my birthday casually... and they pounced … Continue reading Yesterday was my birthday
I have been nominated for the Disability Blogger Award designed by Chronillicles for the niches of Disability, Chronic Illness, Mental Illness, and Special needs. RULES: Thank your nominator: And thank you Chronillicles for the nomination. I really appreciate it. Recognize the creator of the award... also Chronillicles. So thank you for creating this award to show … Continue reading Disability blogger award
“Do not fear death, but rather the unlived life. You don't have to live forever. You just have to live.” ― Natalie Babbitt I do fear the unlived life. I used to say every day I couldn't function with chronic pain... like a massively severe migraine... that day was a 'lost day'. And then when I … Continue reading The unlived life
I have been chronically more than half my life not counting the joint hypermobility pain as a child. And the older I get the more I think we do not give ourselves a break. Having a disability is really getting in the way of living my best life. Isn't that how we feel? If only … Continue reading Chronic illness: Things I learned and things I know
You know my common-law spouse has been with me 22 years. And that means he was there for my fibromyalgia diagnosis. For the migraines. When the migraines went chronic. When we began to struggle financially because of it. But. Then my MRI came back with a crapton of lesions and possible demyelination. And so maybe... … Continue reading Chronic illness: I had the talk
How A Trump Proposal Could Reduce 'Happy' Disabled People A new policy proposal by the Trump administration calls for the surveillance of disabled people’s social media profiles to determine the necessity of their disability benefits. The proposal, which reportedly aims to cut down on the number of fraudulent disability claims would, monitor the profiles of … Continue reading Disability: see me smiling?