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Day 246 The Pilgrimage

A soft-sided, well-worn briefcase sits slouched in a corner closet,
one side agape, a red lanyard hastily stuffed inside -
occupational identification.
A row of black, brown and gray pumps line up beside it, 60 more words

Monday Motivation

Just a little bit of Monday afternoon motivation. Whoever you are, whatever you are doing, you are amazing. And never let anyone tell you any different!


Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Baby Steps

It was time to stop feeling sorry for myself, so on wednesday I spoke to my doctor and she was happy for me to return to work, with some amendments to my job, such as no physical exertion and no stress. 868 more words

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Day 241 Going With the Flow

I could cry tonight,
if it wasn’t so futile.

I would weep for all my losses -
not just this moment of weakness

but the well of energy that once drove me… 33 more words

Day 240 "Self-Sufficient"

isolated and incapacitated
I am prohibited from partaking
of the influx of information incessantly presented

consequently cut off
from prescribed expectations
dictating costuming and culture… 41 more words

Superwoman's Dark Side

fine-cut crystal, silver and gold
sparkle and entice.  the table is laid
for guests aplenty.

savory aromas conjure visions
of sumptuous gravy, delectable roast,
crisp-cooked vegetables, and decadent desserts. 152 more words


Gratitude is...

After a few really trying years, it really feels good to wake up each day with more things than I can count to be grateful for in this life.  422 more words

Life With PLS