May is Ehlers Danlos Syndrome awareness month, I have not been as active as I would have liked due to a dislocation this month. Nevertheless I reached out to all of you on instagram and asked you to send me the questions you have about EDS. Because I got an overload of questions, I am … Continue reading Let’s talk about EDS
Today I want to share with you 25 of my favorite things! They are in no particular order and I will leave links to everything so you don't have to search these items! Please note that I am NOT sponsored by any of these brands or products- I genuinely love them and use them everyday. … Continue reading These are a few of my favorite things
If you don't know what a tending list- don't worry- I'm happy to explain. A tending list is a monthly goal planner from the powersheets (to learn more about powersheets and how I use them click here!) Tending lists are your planners best friend, they were created by Lara Casey from Cultivate What Matters. Here … Continue reading January Tending List
If you have known me for any length on time you know that I LOVE the company Cultivate What Matters! Everything from their lovely founder Lara to the stickers for the #powersheets and Write the Word Journals! If you are new to #powersheets, let me introduce you to the greatest goal setting book in the … Continue reading A spoonies’s step-by-step guide to #powersheets
The holiday season can be very stressful, and stress uses up spoons like crazy! For the first time in all 9 years of having a chronic illness, this year I think I have figured out how to balance holiday activities and hospital trips. I am going to share my tips with you in hope that … Continue reading Are the Holidays Holding You Hostage?
If I was a presidents spouse/daughter, would you treat me differently? Would you look at my chart, see I have a rare illness, and ask me about it and look it up or would you assume I’m making it up just because you haven’t heard of it or only know a couple things about it? … Continue reading Would You Treat Me Differently If…
You know those days when you just want to take a 5 minute break (more like 5 year break) from your body? We all deal with this feeling at some point but the other day I hit my max. Jared and I were at the hospital and I was having a particularly hard day. We … Continue reading Signs of Being Strong: taking care of your body when you just don’t feel like it
If you have followed me for any length of time you will know that I love, love, LOVE succulents and am a crazy plant lady. I do not know where you are in your plant journey, but whether you are a seasoned pro or a virgin- hopefully by the end of this post you will … Continue reading Are You a Succulent Virgin?
There are many ways people show strength. With a chronic illness, it is easy for outsiders to see us as strong, but we seldom agree with them. Being strong should mean that you can compete in the olympics or hike up a mountain, not lay in bed all day. There are so many ways we … Continue reading Signs of Being Strong: Going back to PT
Struggling to keep my salt intake up is a daily battle for me, unlike my husband and grandmother who I swear could eat salt from the shaker. Anyone with POTS has been told to utilize salt pills, but they hurt my stomach so I only take them when it's 100% necessary. To add insult to … Continue reading My favorite salty foods for POTS!