Chronic illness: Everything is not awesome

Hey, how's it going? It's all good. No, no it isn't all good, man. Not at all. Everything is Not Awesome We deal with a bit of a suckfest healthwise. Add the stresses of everyday life in there and, well, wee bit sucky. Right now I think most people would agree everything is Not awesome. … Continue reading Chronic illness: Everything is not awesome

Coronavirus: Tips on being stuck at home

Hey, people who are self-isolated, stuck at home, and don't know how long it will be for. I've been there for 3 years. I've been social distancing for far longer than that... I call it 'pacing' to conserve energy that I really do not have because I have had chronic pain for over two decades. … Continue reading Coronavirus: Tips on being stuck at home

Chronic illness: Mood, happiness, and life satisfaction

 What I don't like is this 'pursuit of happiness' as an ultimate life goal. It is flawed in design. It is like utopia... it doesn't exist. You will never find it and the quest will make you dissatisfied and miserable. And yet, it is something in our culture we seem to think is perfectly normal. … Continue reading Chronic illness: Mood, happiness, and life satisfaction