Against the Flow ~

  Fair warning.   I like to give fair warning. If  a post might seem long, or  scatter-brained, or even if some of the topics or wording might seem offensive to some.  I had no idea until just a few years ago that even the very discussion of illness is considered offensive to some.  There […]

Yakkity Yak……..

Happy HumpDay EveryBUDDY! I hope this finds you having a good one so far. It has been a crazy roller-coaster week for me. I went to see the neuro-specialist yesterday and received some long awaited answers. ( I know we are still doing our “26 Days Series, and this will tie in, I promise. ) […]

I Think it’s Time to Fly Away ~

  Hey howdy hey, everybuddy! I hope today finds your basket full of spoons, and that you are brimming with ideas of things you want to do. 🙂 So far in our journey we’ve covered letters A-H, and I hope maybe some of it has helped you. A: Acknowledge and Accept B: Breathe. C. Find […]

Inch by Inch~

I had a better day yesterday! Hooray! Right? Well, yes obviously. Any small improvement over the day before has to be something right? And I agree. I got up, got what I call “decent” clothes on (meaning clothes suitable for town) and went to the pharmacy. That was my goal . See, “G” for goal, […]

Self-Soothing, Sweaters and Socks ~

Day Three ~ Comfort ~ Hello! So far in our series 26 Days, 26 Ways (to feel better with lupus) , we’ve learned to A: Acknowledge and Accept, and B: Breathe. So in that same vein, today’s word is Comfort.   Firstly, I feel like something HAS to be said, before we discuss today’s topic. […]

Thirty Eight and Counting

  Thirty-eight. That’s the age I’ve turned this year, and 13 years longer than the doctors gave me to make it without a heart transplant. They told me , “MS. Woods , if you don’t get one , by 30 you’ll surely be dead. And that’s WITH pumping your body full of ungodly amounts of […]

Carry it with you when you go………

    Did you just ever have one of those months where it all seemed to pile up on you ? The news , the negativity , the gossip, the baleful oil of the sheer sliminess piling up in wave upon wave until it  just seems determined to pull you under the weight of it? […]