And as anyone with major anxiety knows, time in your own head is not always a blessing...
Right now I’m doped up on Benadryl, fading in and out on the couch watching HGTV As normal as this sounds (at least for me) this is new. I’m allergic to a few things: cats, dust, the growing stupidity of this nation, but usually my reactions are mild. A bit of sneezing, watery, itchy eyes,… Continue reading Allergic to Life
It's that time of year! Here are my tips for making sure this spoonie holiday season is merry and bright!
I wish I could say this was the first time this had happened to me. It wasn't. I wish I could say that because this had happened before, I knew how to deal with it. I didn't. I wish I could say that I dealt with this rationally. Nope.
https://youtu.be/nF5qZ7KiVsI Twin Talk is Alex's Youtube channel with her twin sister! Check out her latest video!
The first week of school is finished and capped off with a 3-day weekend. No class on Labor Day, so I have another week to finish the readings I was assigned. Once the weekend came, all I could think was thank God. I have organized my schedule so that on most days, I only have… Continue reading To Find, or Not to Find: That is the Question
Since I’ve been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and CFS/ME, I’ve been trying to spend my spoons wisely. Take time to rest, prioritize, and self-care. This is a work-in-progress as I’m the type of person who, when I’m set on a project or an idea, I want to see it through start to finish, all in one… Continue reading Learning to Live with Limits
https://youtu.be/C447WksP-_M TwinTalk is Alex's vlog channel with her twin sister! Check out her latest video on her health updates!
I'm working on a show this month. A great show. "Good Kids" by Naomi Iizuka. (While a great show, some caution if you wish to read/see it. Trigger warning for sexual assault.) In the show, there's a character named Deirdre who is in a wheelchair. The show isn't about her, not at all, though towards… Continue reading Babe with a Mobility Aid
Ah spring time! The sun comes back, the birds sing again, and the pollen in the air reminds us why we don’t usually go outside in the first place. It’s around this time of year that people begin a major cleaning of their living space. The dreaded Spring Cleaning. I don’t know about you but… Continue reading Spring Cleaning- Chronic Illness Edition