100 Days of Gratitude

*This is a sponsored post for Self Care Catalysts. I have been compensated through the Chronic Illness Bloggers network. All opinions remain my own and I was in no way influenced by the company.* A couple days ago, instead of waking up slowly and peacefully, I was suddenly jolted awake by the realization that the … Continue reading 100 Days of Gratitude

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The Pity Party: Party of 1

On Wednesday, I took a trip up to Moncton to see my allergist/immunologist. The last time we saw her, she gave me two new medication to try that worked fairly well to stop my allergic-type reactions. I was still having hives but the itching had subsided immensely which I was very grateful for. Then, about … Continue reading The Pity Party: Party of 1

Care to be Aware

When people look at me, when my feeding tube is covered and PICC line neatly tucked away, when I'm not carrying around a backpack containing a pump and my tube feed formula that keeps me alive everyday, when I'm not relying on my cane or a wheelchair to get around, I look like a normal, … Continue reading Care to be Aware