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Don't let the bedbugs bite.

I’ve been bedbound forever it feels like. It’s been a month, for sure. In reality more, but I was fooling myself for a while. If I drag myself up to the sofa for a couple of hours a day, it doesn’t count, but it does. 156 more words

Chronic Illness

What Are We Breathing?

By Catherine J. Frompovich | Activist Post

Does it seem as if it’s getting a little harder to breathe?  You may not be mistaken. That may not be just a figment of your imagination, especially with all the varied and unsuspected sources of air pollution resulting especially from the proliferation of chemical companies tripping over themselves to introduce new scents. 1,153 more words


Anissa's Story - # 15 -"A Holy Stopover - in Dover..."

On our way to Worcester, after leaving Virginia Beach, we stopped

in Dover, Delaware, to see a friend who wanted me to go with her… 619 more words


If you’re bored with this, there is no obligation to carry on.  Read bit of it, read none of it, read the stuff you’d prefer to. 1,060 more words


The acceptance of pain

I am writing this from a hospital bed. The past 5 days have been extremely difficult. At times, the pain was so bad that I thought I couldn’t take it anymore. 1,133 more words

Religion and Faith

Religion and faith are complicated – they can be a source of comfort, a safety net. When life gives you lemons, God opens a window, right? 221 more words


Let's Stop Glorifying Illness

With everything that I’ve experienced, it has occurred to me that, as a society, we over-glorify illness. Think about it. We have TV shows, both fictional drama and reality, portraying ER visits, surgeries, hospital stays, etc. 600 more words