Do you ever feel that everyone who has a chronic invisible illness like Lyme, ME, fibromyalgia, or MCS deserves an award for everything we deal with? Me too! Continue reading “The Spoonie Awards (Because We All Deserve a Medal): Part One”
Hello Spoonies and Happy Valentine’s Day… Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies: Part Two”
For those of you who have to see your more insensitive/clueless family members during the holidays, I created this new-and-improved family unit consisting of only people who say the right things… Continue reading “Spoonie Rent-A-Family (TM) for the Holidays”
Update 2022: This post was originally written for the depression section of Prohealth.com. Continue reading “How Acupuncture Helps My Depression (originally appeared on ProHealth.com)”
Hi spoonies! The fog is back! Continue reading “Fifty Shades of Brain Fog, Part Four”
Yes, it’s that time of year again. Continue reading “Valentines for Spoonies”
Well, the holidays are over, and you may have had to encounter your relatives during some sort of festive celebration thingie. Continue reading “Difficult Relatives of Spoonies”
So you’ve celebrated Christmas and/or Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, but what about the little-known festival of Catmas? Your cat definitely thinks it should be an official holiday.
Welcome to Reader Brain Fog Adventures! Continue reading “Fifty Shades of Brain Fog, Part Three: Reader Brain Fog Adventures”
Welcome to the
eagerly awaited, ah, completely unexpected sequel to Fifty Shades of Brain Fog, Part One. I hope you will check out Part One too! (Don’t worry, this series does not go in any kind of real order, as I am way too foggy for that.) Since brain fog is the symptom that keeps on giving, there might be a part three and possibly also whatever number comes after three.
Because I have Lyme, Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, allergies, and chemical sensitivities, brain fog is one of my worst symptoms. Really awful. Er, what was I talking about? Continue reading “50 Shades of Brain Fog, Part One”
I usually think about what I’ve lost from being chronically ill, which is pretty much everything. But it turns out I have also acquired many odd new talents. Continue reading “Skills I’ve Gained as a Lymie”