I’ve written about the weight of sharing one’s chronic medical conditions for people in the public eye. I’ve also touched on explaining illness in all types of relationships. How does that look? What is your responsibility to share the issues and symptoms that you face? How much and how loud do you go? Who do you … Continue reading Is it a secret?
It’s the more unspoken part of dealing with chronic illness. If being able to get out of bed or going to a doctor’s appointment is a big win, taking care of your daily hygiene needs makes up all the tiny victories in between. It seems so simple. Just take a few minutes to clean yourself … Continue reading Slogging through hygiene
I dream of sleep. Laying my head on a pillow, sinking into a pile of blankets or sliding under a crisp cool sheet, taking a slow deep breath and closing my eyes to quickly fade into slumber. Freed from my physical self, my mind drifting over thoughts I didn’t know I had and will never … Continue reading Chasing zzzzzzzzz