Sat, 23 Sep 2017. Issue #76. In this issue: Why a chronic pain sufferer plasters on a smile. What’s love when you’re ill? Your scars a warning to future monsters. Insight from Kamilah Howard on living well with chronic illness. The pain scale and prisoner trapped within. Coping through making light of situations. 15 truths […]
A Quick Introduction Of all the strange lessons I’ve learned from life with chronic illnesses, one of the stranger ones might be this: always wear nice, clean undies, no matter time of day, no ifs and no buts. This is a result of having to open my legs wide for doctors, nurses, and passed out […]
Sunday, 23 Jul 2017. Issue #67. In this edition: Yearning to give more as a parent with chronic illness. Passing on the blogging inspiration. Identifying with ‘normal’. Climbing our mountains one baby step at a time. One patient’s quest to manage pain with alternative therapies. 30 mad skills you learn as a spoonie. Gentle exercises […]
We all have an inner child and mine’s a hot, screaming mess! Here’s a story of why she’s the way she is, and how we befriended her. I also have a colossal fear of dancing, with its roots way back when I was seven. Imagine the worlds we could build or change if we were […]
There are three new stories in this week’s roundup for you! A candid glimpse into living with chronic illness as a young person, and learning to accept your body. If you really stop to think about it, it’s a wondrous creation despite all the flaws. I hope these stories bring a chuckle or add some […]
“Be the person your dog thinks you are.” – J.W. Stephens – Be the best person in the world (or a demigod), this weekend and thereafter! ;p This is the third quote out of seven in the series, “Quotes to Last You Through the Year”. Here’s the first and second in the series, also free […]
“Life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon.” – Doug Larson A little Friday humour 😉 Cut yourself some slack this weekend if you can 😉
“Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint.” – Mark Twain A little Friday humour..have a happy weekend ahead!