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My annual Spoonie scald

When you’re a Spoonie ( person with a chronic life limiting illness but see the link for more details) people tend to assume that your problems all come directly from your illness without ever seeing how the secondary problems proliferate. 332 more words


Resuming PT at home

Mama and I had each taken health-related breaks from our Physical Therapy exercises lately, but we were eager to start again.

We found an inexpensive, folding recumbent bike online with free shipping. 99 more words


Gastroparesis Acronyms

As you navigate Facebook and the internet, you may come across a variety of unfamiliar terms related to Gastroparesis. Melissa Adams VanHouten, the ADMIN for several Gastroparesis groups and one of the co-authors of… 615 more words


Dear Bipolar Disorder

Dear Bipolar Disorder,

We’ve had a relationship for decades now, though it’s one I never chose. To tell the truth, I can’t even remember when we met. 511 more words

Mental Health

Spoon Theory

I’ll be honest. I’ve gotten tired of hearing the word “spoons”. I have issues, but I can normally soldier through. I have several friends that can’t, and it’s hard to understand when having limited options isn’t really something you deal with…at least often. 237 more words


My chemo buddy

Today was my fourth round of low-dose chemotherapy infusion to control my Crohn’s Disease, and once again, our dear friend Kelley drove me and kept me company. 151 more words


NaNoWriMo 15 - Parenting

Our Journey Into UnConditional Love…

As the last of my six offspring, this is another one that I did not really struggle with. Once I have deep understanding…Acceptance and Unconditional Love just seem to happen honestly. 901 more words