Getting Back on the Horse Again

Hello again! It’s been two months since I last blogged – a far greater stretch of time than I had ever wanted to let pass between posts, but at least I didn’t let things slide…

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Thought Point: How Do You Blog?

It has always been the intent of this blog to get into the nitty gritty of what I’ve dealt with health-wise over the past three and a half years (everything went downhill September 2014 when…

Thought Point: On Finding Meaning through Chronic Illness

When you have a chronic illness, you’ll inevitably hit a point where your mental health starts to suffer. No one likes to be limited by factors outside of their control, and living with ongoing health…

I’m alive and it’s 2018.

I’ve put so many more moments into thinking about health blogging than actually doing so that I realized I’ve become stuck in the inertia of never actually making a concrete dent in the piles of…

Thought point: On Coming Out With Tickborne Illness to Healthcare Professionals

As I drove to my dental cleaning appointment earlier this week, I thought ahead to the questions that I knew would be coming from the dental hygienist: Any changes to your health? Are you on…

Thought Point: Am I lazy?

Illness or not, there’s a limit to how much energy an individual can have. There’s only so much you can do over the stretch of a day, and at some point you’ll have to drop…