Using the Serenity Prayer in Our Everyday Life

Using the Serenity Prayer in Our Everyday Life

If you’re anything like me, you may think of the word serenity and immediately remember Frank Costanza, George Costanza’s zany father from Seinfeld going through a fictional self-help material based on the very real faddish trend of DIY self-help psychology in the...
You’re Not Alone In Your Suffering

You’re Not Alone In Your Suffering

    Can I confess something? I’m still puzzled about the events that have taken place in my life since I married Michael several years ago. The strange abnormalities that sent me to numerous doctors with one proclaiming they had only seen a case like...
Great Gift Ideas For Hope & Health

Great Gift Ideas For Hope & Health

Whenever we embark on a season of giving, I think of the piles of well-intentioned gifts that are now buried in closets never to see the light of day because the gift didn’t hold a purpose. We decided to formulate an intentional gift giving list for gift ideas...
What to do When You Can’t Write Because of Brain Fog

What to do When You Can’t Write Because of Brain Fog

Brain Fog. It’s the nebulous foe of anyone with a chronic illness who enjoys writing…or you know, thinking. You stare at the screen, but the cursor just seems to blink repetitiously among a blank sea of nothingness. Meanwhile, your brain feels like...
Grieving Your Chronic Illness

Grieving Your Chronic Illness

  “You know you don’t have to cry. Look on the positive side.” I don’t remember my husband, Michael’s exact words those many months ago, but they were along those lines. I was sitting on the bed and glanced over at our wedding photos...
When My Invisible Illness Became Visible

When My Invisible Illness Became Visible

  I was posed this simple yet thought provoking question from my husband the other day. “What do you think is worse- having an invisible illness or visible?”  The question took my aback. I didn’t know the dividing line between invisible and...