Reblog – Chatter, Clatter & Clarity

I have shared several of Sam’s posts in the last little while, and it is mostly because they are so right on with my journey through chronic illness.

This post is a big wake-up call for me and probably many other chronic illness sufferers. Where she states that “It’s ok not to blog for a week or two,” I realized that I have been fighting guilt for not being able to write a full post since we lost Violet. Not because of just grief, but because those last weeks or her life really wore me out physically and emotionally.

Lydia!

My Medical Musings

One of the wonderful things that has come from living with a chronic disease is finding new networks & friends in the chronic illness community.

Before becoming disabled & unable to work, I had no idea about blogging & online support forums & believe it or not I never even had a Facebook account.

Fast forward to today & I am now fully entrenched in a whole new world of blogging network groups & online support groups, either as an active member or as an administrator/owner. Add in Twitter accounts linked to my blog, Facebook pages for my blog, my personal Facebook account, writing for The Mighty & other publications & all of a sudden my sedentary, chronically diseased life is full of non stop chatter & clatter.

From morning ’til night I am involved in some way in one of these “chatter” type activities. I love it. There is…

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Reblog – Addiction Part 2 #addiction #Impulse #Debt #BuyItNow

Here’s the second half of A Tony of all Trades’ take on addictions.

Lydia!

A Tony Of All Trades

How do you handle people telling you what to do? Do you cave into peer pressure? Me… I don’t take people telling me what to do very well, I usually tell them where to go – politely. 😉

When it comes to peer pressure, I don’t usually listen, except to the commercials on tv, radio and that voice in my head. But that is the problem. Why do I listen to that voice in my head, when I would tell another person to get lost? Is it because I am talking to myself? Or am I?

I have never been big on talking about the devil, demons or spiritual attacks, but when it comes to addiction, I find it very helpful to externalize that voice inside. Pretend that the voice is not in your head, but a person who is talking to you. Why if that voice wasn’t in my…

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Reblog – Meet and Greet: 6/17/17

Danny at Dream Big is having another of his awesome Meet and Greets. Head on over to meet some really great people, read some awesome blogs, and get some new visitors!

Lydia!

Dream Big, Dream Often

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It’s the Meet and Greet weekend everyone!! Strap on your party shoes and join the fun!

Ok so here are the rules:

  1. Leave a link to your page or post in the comments of this post.
  2. Reblog this post. It helps you, it helps me, it helps everyone!
  3. Edit your reblog post and add tags.
  4. Feel free to leave your link multiple times! It is okay to update your link for more exposure every day if you want. It is up to you!

  5. Share this post on social media. Many of my non-blogger friends love that I put the Meet n Greet on Facebook and Twitter because they find new blogs to follow.

See ya on Monday!!

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