Tag Archives: Attitude

Aging & Dealing With Worsening Chronic Pain

It seems to me that my desire to write comes when my pain is at it’s worst.  When I am feeling better, I don’t want to sit and write, I want to get up and live my life.  So even … Continue reading

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Today I Am Grateful For……

Today I am grateful for Internet Shopping. This is such a blessing for those of us with disabilities or chronic illnesses/pain that do not allow us to go out and actively shop outside of our own four walls. I love … Continue reading

Posted in Alternatives, Best Self, Challenges, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, Empowerment, Fibromyalgia, Flare Up, Focus, Health, Inner Strength, Isolation, joyful living, Life Journey, Life Path, Osteoarthritis, Pain Scale, Peace, Plantar Fasciitis, Poor Vision, Sensory Overload, Tendinitis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Grateful For Internet

The title for this post probably sounds pretty bland, considering how very common and basic internet access is these days. I remember a time, very similar to what I am going through right now (horrendous flare up of chronic pain)….many … Continue reading

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Ice Packs

Today I am grateful that I have several ice packs in the freezer for my feet. So far, these are the most effective and immediate pain relievers/distractors in my arsenal.   When I can’t take the excruciating burning torture (severe and … Continue reading

Posted in Challenges, Changes, Chronic Illness, Chronic Pain, courage, Depression, Endurance, Escape, Flare Up, Focus, Health, Hope, Hyper-Sensitivity, Inner Strength, Life Journey, Life Path, Pain Scale, Plantar Fasciitis, Sadness, Self Love, Sensory Overload, Tendinitis | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Perfectionsim, Patience, Flare Ups and Me….

I was born my mother’s daughter. My mother is a perfectionist of the highest order. And she passed that lovely trait down to me. Wikipedia describes the phenomenon of perfectionism as such: “Perfectionism, in psychology, is a personality trait characterized … Continue reading

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