Tag Archives: illness

When Life Dishes Up a Change of Plans

Well, this week went astray in a hurry, which resulted in Thursday arriving and me not having a blog post written. It’s also meant I’ve made little headway editing Trust in the Forgotten so far this week. Even so, I … Continue reading

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Pills and Pillows

Sick, so sick… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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Life and Not Life

Glancing at faces, she saw lives on the mend… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.

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Demanding Quality of Life

Don’t ever let someone tell you, “Well, that’s as good as it gets,” without verifying they’re right. This is a medical cautionary tale, a tale of hope. You aren’t alone. This isn’t to say your diagnosis is wrong or your … Continue reading

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I Refuse to Surrender

Dealing with a chronic disease. There’s a new poem posted on the website. To read it, please join me HERE.

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Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

I’ve often mentioned “my illness,” mostly in passing, but I’ve never fully explained the condition. It’s rare and many pulmonologists have little experience with it. It’s called Chronic Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (CHP) and here’s some of what I’ve learned and how … Continue reading

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Crafting the Dream

Not so long ago I chased my dreams. No more. Dreams. We have them, we cherish them, we discard them, and sometimes we realize them. Dreams. Set them aside if the decision is made, but otherwise hold them tight. Don’t … Continue reading

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Return Engagement

It was your favorite nick-knack. You’ve glued it together before, yet there it is scattered fragments on the floor. How’d it happen? After the other accidents you took every precaution and yet disaster struck again. You should repair it or … Continue reading

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Misery

So, I avoided getting sick all winter, but illness caught up with me yesterday. Off to the doc I go Monday, if possible. I’ll be easing off on my posts. Posting every day was excessive. Okay, it was extremely excessive. … Continue reading

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