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Employment = Empowerment

Employment is a beautiful thing. It’s incredibly empowering. Particularly when years ago you became so ill and disabled you thought you’d never work again. When you watched your mobility going down the drain and realized you were no longer marketable. 236 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

30 Day Chronic Illness Challenge: Day 14

Day 14: Give 5 things you are grateful for.

  1. My family.
  2. My electronics.
  3. The hammock under the tree.
  4. The abundance of food in the fridge.
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Today I'm Deflated and Defeated.

Some days I feel defeated. Do you ever get that feeling?

Defeated by this body of mine that continues to battle against me. It chooses to wage a daily war on me and every now and then, on days like today I look at my bruised arms from IV’s and Band-Aids from fresh needle marks and stare at my mountains of pills to take and I feel discouraged, deflated and frustrated. 257 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis

My body in pain

my body is the perfect betrayal of my trust
once so strong, now lies in constant anguish
i feel like i am inside of a nightmare… 97 more words

Chronic Illness

This is it.

I blog about my personal life, but this blog will specifically be for my chronic illness blogging.  I will blog here about my rheumatoid arthritis, thyroid disease, asthma, and chronic migraines.   180 more words

Chronic Illness


1 a.m. and still awake. Today was one of my better days so, of course, I overdid it. I have decided to take on my housework in little steps. 127 more words

Rheumatoid Arthritis