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Tips for Traveling with Chronic Illness

For many with chronic illnesses traveling is a luxury that just don’t have. Flights and airports can be overwhelming and long drives are hard. Finding food choices that work with allergies and at the right time is something that can almost never be perfected. 635 more words

Chronic Illness

“Why Is Patience So Important?" "Because It Makes Us Pay Attention.” ― Paulo Coelho

So now that I’ve had time to step away from my job, & the “hamster wheel” of life,  I’ve started noticing more things about myself that I never really paid full attention to until recently…. 1,499 more words

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Being Diagnosed With M.E

As you may or may not know I live with a chronic illness called M.E. It has been part of my life for around 4 years now. 1,047 more words


Finding Hope Under the Blanket

The retired man I live with walked into the den recently and said, “Ten years ago you had cancer. Now you have 3 grandchildren. It’s all going to be okay.” 634 more words

The Frustrations of Living With an Invisible Illness/Disability.

I don’t talk much in detail on this blog about my illnesses and the everyday challenges they bring.  When I first started the blog, my intentions were to talk a lot about my M.E. 1,354 more words


I Think I Can...I Know I Can.

Remember the story of a little engine taking on the impossible task of tugging a chain of railroad cars up a steep and craggy mountain road? 576 more words

The Old Lady In My Bones

Goals, dreams and the future: I have one again

It has been over two years since I climbed Mt. Shasta. It was my first hugely taxing adventure since getting diagnosed with Lyme Disease and I just absolutely fell in love with being on the mountain. 665 more words

Lyme Disease