How I made it through a week of travel and didn't end in a #FibroFlare! The trip was long and it was a grind. We got to Vegas last Sunday and I succeeded in my goal of not arriving in Vegas broken. WOO HOO! I have always put my health on hold while traveling. I … Continue reading Set Goals / Smash Goals
Keeping my pain, stress and anxiety in check while moving. I'll tell you, if you want to find out if you're meant to be with someone forever, live and work with them full time in a 22' travel trailer. 😉😂 We're preparing to move into another chapter of our lives next week! We've been living … Continue reading Big Move and Life Changes!
Supporting societies need for change without forgetting to take care of yourself. I've been struggling to finish this week's blog. We're moving after being in Oklahoma for 10 months and I want to share our plans and challenges with you, but that will have to wait until next week. This week my heart is being … Continue reading Stay Vigilante
Becoming the Loc-less Monster: A lesson in pacing, patience and breaking the “I never finish anything” curse!
I'm not doing anything, so I'm resting, right? Yes, in the technical sense, but let's look at rest in the respect of "rest and recharge". Because that's what we really need on days where everything hurts and fatigue wins. We need to get to a state of rest where our weary body can recharge. When … Continue reading 4 Tips for Making Rest Days Count
This quarantine has been a blessing and a curse. I'm ready to be able to go places again. Especially since we travel the country so my husband can make the world beautiful with his large scale murals. When this thing started I decided to look at it as an opportunity to heal. I'd been in … Continue reading Don’t Forget The Little Things
"Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames!"Rumi I'm in a season of major change. I'm seeing how connected everything is. How things flow when I let them flow. I've stepped out of my own way. I see the vision of what life is calling me to. The things that light my … Continue reading Back to Basics
I talk a lot about trauma healing. What trauma am I healing? It's a story with many chapters. For this post I'll be focusing on my early childhood. When we learn love and safety. We learn who we are and our personalities take shape. We're nurtured and encouraged to grow into whatever we want to … Continue reading Damn, Why Can't I Just Be Good
I got news last night that my Disability claim was denied. After seeing a judge and a judge appointed Dr., a man in a robe decided that I'm not disabled. I didn't care much for the whole process. It was stressful, expensive and quite honestly made me feel less than human. I don't know if … Continue reading Disappointment isn’t Failure
Let's talk about mental health. Specifically, how chronic illness affects mental health. I'm lucky to have a handful of people in my life that are understanding about the limitations I have because of Fibro. Their efforts to understand and accept help me keep my shit in perspective. My life looks different than most and they … Continue reading Attitude of Gratitude