Quarantine Birthday

So my birthday is April 28th and everyone is Social Distancing and not gathering and staying safe... so no going out with friends or going out to dinner with my family. So it is a hermit birthday for me this year. I am not one to whine about such things. I just make the best … Continue reading Quarantine Birthday

Chronic illness: Pandemic stress

There are risk factors to being chronically ill in a high-stress environment and being isolated during the pandemic life. COVID19 brings with it unique external stressors we may have a difficult time adjusting to like we do other stressors. Mental illness Anxiety: Even before COVID-19 hit its shores, the U.S. was a clinically anxious place. According … Continue reading Chronic illness: Pandemic stress

Social isolation and mental wellbeing

What we are learning with the Coronavirus pandemic is that people need people. I know what people are going through. Most disabled people do know. We know all too well... because all this? It is the cost of disability.  We know financial insecurity We know losing our jobs We know financial instability when we lose … Continue reading Social isolation and mental wellbeing