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how these words made it from my neurons, to your eyes

It was 2:30 in the morning. I was worn thin from a long everything.

Tired-wired, unable to sleep but exhausted, I put my weary thoughts to bed by acting upon my ruminations. 252 more words


understanding invisible illness...

Like usual, I’m behind on my blog posts. I have about 5 drafts on different topics, but have yet to find the time to finish any of them.  325 more words

Chronic Illness

Haven't Been Writing; Chronic Pain

I haven’t been writing , As I have been dealing with chronic pain that pain medications don’t even touch .

Just haven’t been feeling inspired and been really busy with the daily crap that over runs our lives. 46 more words

Chronic Illnesses

Please don't assume I'm a recovering alcoholic

‘Go on have a drink – you know you want to’. Who of us with chronic illnesses hasn’t heard these words on the rare occasion we get to attend some sort of celebration? 707 more words

Bite Size

A whole other language 

One week and another three, brand new Flying Scholarships for Disabled People moments to enjoy. I am beginning to wonder how I am going to fit them all in these days? 813 more words



The last time I was at Johns Hopkins, I got a prescription for Depakote. My neurologist had mentioned it to me before, but the side effects sort of made me not want to take it. 254 more words

Chronic Illness

The Lie that Ableism Feeds Us

First let me be honest with myself and you.

I have been here before.

I have been so almost well that I start thinking that it might just be all in my head, that I could wield my will like a magic wand and wave all of this away. 345 more words

Chronic Illness