Just as I asked my dad to write an article, I asked my mom. So thank you mom! I hope you all enjoy this. “We have to live a new life that would not seem possible. But that’s not something you need to be Superman to accomplish” Christopher Reeve “Nothing is Impossible” 2003 … Continue reading Advice From My Mom
I asked my dad to write a blogpost. I told him to write whatever he wanted. As always, it turned out amazing and I will now share it with you! Love you dad! As a parent, our job is quite simple and yet so complex. We are entrusted with the nurturing of a young… Continue reading Chronic Pain Kid – A Parent’s Perspective
My dad asked me the other day why I had so many empty journals. I like to write, hence why I like blogging, yet I leave so many journals completely empty. My immediate answer was that I liked to collect them. I liked finding pretty ones, or ones with witty sayings, and then putting them… Continue reading Why do I have so many empty journals?
When I was 17 I was in a college prep school with a 4.0, a fastpitch softball pitcher with the prospect of a free ride to college, at the top of my game, and about to take a family vacation. We went on a Disney cruise for 7 days and it was the most fun… Continue reading Grieving what was
Monday I had a psychiatry appointment to make sure my medication is the best for what I need, especially my anxiety medication. Psychiatrists are all too eager to give benzodiazepines for control of panic attacks and general anxiety. The problem with this is that these medications are highly addictive as well as extremely easy to… Continue reading Diary of a Spoonie 10: A week in review
How to be alone When you have chronic pain you spend a lot of time on your own. Whether it is in your bed, in the dark, like me, or out on the couch. You’re going to spend a lot of time by yourself and you will eventually learn how to be comfortable when… Continue reading Positive Things I have Learned From Chronic Illness
My family left Saturday morning and I was left on my own until mid-Sunday. Now I think I can speak for most of us when I saw that any spoonie gets excited for an empty house. This is no noise, no one to wake you up when you’re resting, and no one to judge you… Continue reading Diary of A Spoonie 9: My weekend of Peace.