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September 2016: Weddings and -ologists Galore!

As predicted at the end of my last post, I did not post at all last month because it was busy. Here is how my month went… First up was the wedding weekend. On a Friday, we traveled from Illinois up to Iowa to attend a wedding on Saturday. We thought my body would behave…… Continue reading September 2016: Weddings and -ologists Galore!

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Cleaning While Chronically Ill – It’s Slow

I spent the past few days alternating between resting, stretching, and cleaning. That may sound boring, however I am pretty excited about it. My house has gone a long time without a deep clean, and various obligations have meant I couldn’t use my energy toward whipping it back into shape. All summer, I have looked…… Continue reading Cleaning While Chronically Ill – It’s Slow

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Staying Motivated While Chronically Ill

It took me a week to realize the blame for the recent exasperation of autoimmune symptoms (fever, sore throat, tender lymph nodes, fatigue) belongs on my autoimmune disease deciding to flare up. Ohh! That is why none of my usual tricks have been working. I had begun wondering if I had angered some sort of especially vengeful…… Continue reading Staying Motivated While Chronically Ill