I'm trying something different this week, in an effort to kickstart my fiction brain. I'm joining the 50 Word Thursday challenge hosted by Tales From the Mind of Kristian and Teresa at The Haunted Wordsmith. Thanks to both of you for hosting this, it was a great simple challenge to stretch my writing muscles. If… Continue reading 50 Word Thursday #3: Relapse
The germs are a-coming! As we approach colder weather and months spent mainly indoors, all the bacteria are getting ready to party, waiting for those unsuspecting souls who will help spread the news and invite those snot-making, cough-producing little buggers into your home and mine. Having a chronic illness means that a simple cold can… Continue reading Tips for staying healthy in cold and flu season
Back to school. Three words that can cause dread or excitement, depending on the person. For some students, school is a happy place filled with friends, new experiences and the wonder of learning. For others, it's an institution with rules to make them toe the line, to think and behave in a way that is… Continue reading Happy New (school) Year!
Brain fog causes issues with processing and comprehension. Here are some things to remember to help conversations flow more easily when you’re speaking to someone with brain fog. 1. Don't change the subject. It's a very wavery tightrope to collect your thoughts and articulate them clearly when your brain is drowning in cotton. When you… Continue reading 5 Tips: How to converse with a ‘foggy’
Walking the tightrope of ms relapse prevention and symptom management while juggling life stress, heat intolerance, sensory overload, the ogre of depression and its craptastic partner-in-crime, anxiety.