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Cope With Grief

Healthy Ways Of Coping With Grief During The Holidays

The news for the last month has been heartbreaking. From the mass shootings taking the lives of innocent people completely unaware that their lives were in jeopardy, the terrible deadly wildfires in California, and so much more, I feel like we are all in a state of grief this year as we approach the holidays. So how do we move on? How are we supposed to celebrate and be happy,… Read More »Healthy Ways Of Coping With Grief During The Holidays

Perhaps today will snow

I knew something was different that day.  I wasn’t sure what it was, perhaps the weather was about to change again, perhaps there would be snow. Yes, that would be a welcome change from this hot and sticky air. All day I went to the window and looked out and waited for the dark skies to come and bring the fantastic feathers of cold down and soon the green sticky… Read More »Perhaps today will snow

Ugly Lyme

Some days I am horrified by the stories of Lyme Disease. I belong to a couple Facebook support groups for people living with Lyme like myself. And sometimes it's just too much, and I have to walk away. Lyme is so ugly, and what it does people's mental health is just awful. Lyme doesn't take pity. “I’ve shit my pants so many times in so many unfortunate situations.“ I read… Read More »Ugly Lyme

I Travel Because… Screw You Lyme!

"What's the worst thing that can happen to you with this disease?" she asked me on our first meeting? Looking back, she was asking a different question. She honestly had no idea what Lyme disease was and was asking for clarification. But I heard the one I needed to hear. I heard a challenge.