Funerals are wasted on the dead

A rather sad observation, but I’m sure that it is one that resonates with many of us – I honestly think funerals are wasted on the dead. Why do we wait until someone passes away to tell them how much we love them, to celebrate their accomplishments, to reminisce about their funny stories, and the…

Is anyone here?

It has been a long time since I wrote on this blog. For part of that time it was because I was busy with life and it became a burden, plus I felt OKAY and didn’t need to write. For another part of that time it was because I was tired and run down, and…

8 notes for the bad days

When you are in a slump it is hard to remember the positive mantras or little notes about life that you need to tell yourself on the difficult days. Write them down, look them up, it is okay – Brain fog is bad and it’s steals your ability to think straight! Note these down, and…

15 things not to say to someone with a chronic condition

Chronic pain and disease are not just pain or sickness. It is frustration, sadness, anger, anxiety, emptiness, and loneliness. It is wondering how on earth you will make it through, and if you can cope with this forever. It is wondering how you can pay the bills, buy your medications, and visit the doctors, while…