Tag: #chronicillness

After Spring Break

Returning to work after spring break 2022

Good Stuff

This past week has been 👍

Catching Up

This past week…

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”

Back

I was able to return to work today after a medical leave of 5 weeks. And while I am glad, I’ve been very anxious about it. I guess because I got so worn down and in such a chronic fatigue flare (plus reactivated EBV),… Continue Reading “Back”

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”

Hotter Than H E Double Hockey Sticks

Why is it still hitting 97 degrees as the high every dang day (heat index like 107) with no end in sight? Oh, right. Texas in September. That is all. More to come about chronic illness and work, but I just can’t mentally be… Continue Reading “Hotter Than H E Double Hockey Sticks”

Wait, What?

I always have these big plans for summer…many I don’t accomplish. This summer, I didn’t make any lists for myself. I had such a tough time with my health and work this past spring semester, I just couldn’t muster even excitement about summer. However,… Continue Reading “Wait, What?”

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