Have Yourself A Merry Little “Chronic” Christmas

As Christmas Day fast approaches I imagine most of us, in the chronic illness community, are musing about what we want to realistically achieve over the holiday period. For those of us with Chronic Disease it can be an incredibly overwhelming time. Just trying to be happy for others, when your body is screaming at … Continue reading Have Yourself A Merry Little “Chronic” Christmas

My Writing Year In Review

As Christmas and year end comes around, I’m in a reflective mood. It’s been a great year for me from a writing perspective. I've enjoyed networking with other bloggers within the chronic illness blogging community. I've also connected this year outside of the chronic illness world, with lovely Christian women through Grace Girls and the … Continue reading My Writing Year In Review

Don’t Forget The Beautiful Season of Advent

In the hustle and bustle of preparing for Christmas I love the Advent season. This is the season the Christian church celebrates in the lead up to Christmas. It's the start of the Church year and Advent Sunday marks the four Sunday's before Christmas Day. It's a season of reflection and expectation. Advent is latin … Continue reading Don’t Forget The Beautiful Season of Advent

Dealing With Disease And Disappointments

Disappointments come to us all. They are part of life. As hard as they are to endure they can make the special moments in life seem even more precious. They also often teach us valuable life lessons. Despite that knowledge, we still need to live through life's disappointments. We need to find ways to survive … Continue reading Dealing With Disease And Disappointments

It’s “Chronically” Close To Christmas!!

It's on its way! There is no stopping it! Christmas is coming! That thought will either excite you or leave you trembling with trepidation. There may be an in between reaction but generally the Christmas/ Holiday Season and the lead up to the big day, is forefront of mind by mid November. For those of … Continue reading It’s “Chronically” Close To Christmas!!

The Spinal Surgery Recovery Road

I'm a week post L4/L5 laminectomy and decompression surgery. I've been home from hospital for 5 days and the road to recovery has begun. Well sort of. I really feel like I'm still in survival mode. My Surgeon tells me we did the right thing proceeding with this surgery. My spinal cord was severely compressed … Continue reading The Spinal Surgery Recovery Road