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

Pandemic life vs. disability life for me

I thought I would post the comparison between the normal person's Pandemic Life vs. My Disabled Life... currently. Because there are similarities and differences. Samesies The same with a normal person's experience with COVID-19 and having to stay at home with the stress, anxiety and rapid changes in their lives How my experience being disabled … Continue reading Pandemic life vs. disability life for me

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

End of year: top posts and thoughts

  Top post of the year goes to: FIBROMYALGIA: COSTOCHONDRITIS Runner ups Allodynia and fibromyalgia Losing your career to chronic illness Chronic illness: be careful what you tolerate they will use it against you Fibromyalgia: why do we itch? Living wage vs. disability income My thoughts It has been a rough year. And really a … Continue reading End of year: top posts and thoughts

Chronic illness: Your comfort zone and the sameness of it all

I always worry about our comfort zone. How comfortable it gets. I'm not sure I like the idea of being comfortable at all. I want to strive. There are some things I think about when it comes to chronic illness: We have to pace We have to stay within our limits or we will regret … Continue reading Chronic illness: Your comfort zone and the sameness of it all