Category: chronic illness

Coming Home

This past Wednesday, J finally was able to return from Colorado. Waiting until his dad was moved from the hospital to the rehab after hip surgery, J started his 15 hour drive home all alone. I was worried, but luckily, he took his time… Continue Reading “Coming Home”

A Little Anxious

My husband started back to work today. He’s been somewhat anxious most of this week and understandably so. It can be a tough transition from not working for a few months to going back to a firm, full schedule (not a complaint, just the… Continue Reading “A Little Anxious”

Hard to believe

Things change

The Spanish Peaks

Sleep eludes me

I’m supposed to be asleep already. With my doctor appointment early tomorrow in downtown Houston, I tried going to bed early this evening. I was actually sleepy about 8:30.….but that time has passed, and I’m not sure why my brain is on. And I… Continue Reading “Sleep eludes me”

After Spring Break

Returning to work after spring break 2022

Taking a breath

So, today I’m definitely feeling the impact of being back at work full-time. I thought I was doing pretty bada$$ until I woke up this morning (more like tried to!) Yep. But I made it! I’m really trying not to over think and stress… Continue Reading “Taking a breath”

Rainy, Winter Day

It’s the end of January 2022. I haven’t been back to work this semester. It’s weird. I just cannot manage the fatigue right now. It’s been incessant. Luckily, I still had some sick leave. Not a lot, so now we’re in pay dock mode.… Continue Reading “Rainy, Winter Day”

Chronic fatigue is flaring

Am I in a chronic fatigue flare? I think so. Now what?

Don’t Read This if You Are Grateful for Your Illness

I am ANGRY about my illness! Don’t Read This if You Are Grateful for Your Illness Here’s one from the archives. As of today, it’s been 8 years and about 7 months since I officially started this chronic illness journey. I still feel what… Continue Reading “Don’t Read This if You Are Grateful for Your Illness”

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