When The Chronically Ill Get “Sick”

You might be shaking your head in confusion at that title. However, I think it will make sense very quickly. I use the word "sick" to cover acute illnesses like bronchitis, the flu, even appendicitis or a broken leg. For that last one, I am referring to those of us who don't have chronic conditions …

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On Turning 60

Well, October 4th marked a major milestone in my life. I am now 60 years old. I remember when I was going through my worst years of mental illness I couldn't see myself past 40! Then, at 55 I started to dread the years because I was getting "old". But age is just a number …

Review – 31 Days of Expressive Writing for Chronic Illness and Pain

“I have been given this course as part of a product review through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. Although this course was a gift, all opinions in this review remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company." "31 Days of Expressive Writing for Chronic Illness and Pain" is an online course from Esther …