Are You Better Yet?

It’s OK if the only thing you did today was BREATHE…

Just a spoonie out here connecting with other chronic illness warriors and fighting like hell each day.

  • It’s OK to be OK
    A lot of time has passed since I’ve updated my blog. Back in January, I was posting all the time. I was suffering constant flare-ups at every turn and I just couldn’t seem to get a consistent stream of good days going. Now, a week into April, I feel like I’ve found some balance. I […]
  • Stuck in a Rut
    What’s a Rut? There is a status quo of “suck” involved with living life with a chronic illness. Day in, day out, trapped in an unstable machine that your life revolves around. There’s a monotony to it: wake up, medicate, meditate, take care of doctors’ appointments, provide nourishment if the body will allow it, rest […]
  • How to Practice Standing
    I was talking to a friend the other day – and by talking, I mean messaging through social media, and by friend I mean a stranger that I’ve come to know online – and she told me that she was going to physical therapy to regain the use of her legs. POTS has made standing […]
  • Trying Turmeric Cocoa and a Rambutan
    I’m just going to come out and say it: this week has tried to kick me while I’m down. But I would not fall. I found out some ugly truths, I went ahead and finished my to-do list anyway. I took care of myself and made dinner for my family. I turned inward and loved […]

About Me

Learn more about me, my chronic illnesses and what brought me to blogging.

Blood, Guts & Glory

Procedures, tests, emergency visits… they all run together after a while. But I want to go back and eventually put some of these experiences into words. This section is pending.

Highlights from Instagram

Sometimes I use Instagram like a blog and I appreciate everyone taking the time to read my captions. These memorable moments got the most likes!

Social Stigma

Out in the world. Oh, the things people say!

ICP Monitoring

Hospital stay for ICP monitoring. This was such a hard time for me.

The Chronic Illness Workbook

Learning strategies to handle this thing that we do everyday.