"Life is like a cup of tea, it should be filled to the brim and enjoyed among friends." It is no secret that Maura and I are best friends if you follow either of us on Instagram. Now that we are neighbors, we are taking advantage of that and have set aside a weekly time … Continue reading Life is like a Cup of Tea…
13 “You are the salt of the earth. But what good is salt if it has lost its flavor? Can you make it salty again? It will be thrown out and trampled underfoot as worthless. 14 “You are the light of the world—like a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.15 No one lights a lamp and … Continue reading POTSie Devotional: Salt- We need to be it and eat it
Last weekend I got to finally get all of my bridesmaids together to celebrate my upcoming wedding! All of my bridesmaids have been with me through different phases of life and not all of those phases overlapped. Caitie (my sister and maid of honor), my bridal assistant Gillian, my mother, Jared and I went to … Continue reading Bridesmaids get together!
Apparently when my parents named me Cassandra that stood for "The Queen of Setbacks" or at least you would think so with how my life has gone. I am a meticulous planner, and have a day to day paper planner- it is my second bible. It doesn't surprise me that as I got older- and … Continue reading What to do when plans A, B, C- Z don’t work out
Dear Fellow Spoonie, First of all I want to say that I am sorry. I am sorry that your life didn't go the way you planned and I am sorry for the heartbreak you have had or are currently bearing. I am sorry for everything you have and will have to give up because of … Continue reading An Open Letter to the Spoonie who has had to Reinvent Themselves
As I prepare to go into the OR on Thursday, I am getting all my ducks in a row so I don't have to worry about everything. My sole focus needs to be on recovering. Let me start out by saying, I am a control freak and that's no secret. Therefore, it stresses me out knowing … Continue reading 10 Small Things You Can Do to make Your Recovery a Little Easier
First and foremost, while I have been in and out of the hospital, I want to thank my followers because after only having this blog for a little over a month I made it into the "Top 100 List for Blogs about Chronic Illnesses." All of that is because of you guys- so thank you! … Continue reading Breaking the Silence that comes with Tragedy
Between the RSD/CRPS blog, this website, and all the people I met, I commonly get asked two questions: #1 "Wait like you didn't remember anything?" *insert 1,000 other questions all at once about going through amnesia* and #2 How do you keep it so together and live your life all while being positive? I have … Continue reading You have 10 minutes.