And because one of my conditions happens to be Sjogren’s Syndrome, I can’t even cry because I cannot produce tears. I cannot cry out of sadness, or happiness, for emotional relief. I am in pain. And it’s all consuming. I hurt from the tips of my toes right up to the top of my head. … Continue reading I am in pain.
The puppies... the puppies are... about half grown! I cannot believe how fast they are growing. It's always amazing how quickly these little/big guys grow. They are clumsy as ever as their feet are pretty much the same size as the rest of their body. It's like they are learning to walk again as they … Continue reading Puppy therapy
I'm not faking being ill... I’m faking being well. That’s one of the most honest and well put things I’ve read recently. I spend a decent amount of time writing about, and sharing about, invisible and chronic illness/disease, because I’ve learned through my own battles how important that is, for me, to be open about… As I’ve … Continue reading You’ve got it backwards…
When does the grieving end? The answer is, it doesn't. It changes. Sometimes it's better, sometimes it's worse. It's just the way it is. It is however so easy to get completely caught up in the losses we face every single day because of chronic illness. The main being, the loss of self. The loss … Continue reading Adjusting your dreams and sails
I've lost track of a lot of time over the past couple of weeks. I've been in just a continuous flare that even my increase in prednisone isn't getting a handle on. Some extra meds for my flare but this is just 1 dose of medication during the day... most are regular meds and I … Continue reading Flares, rain & Fred’s balls