Because I have Attention Deficit Disorder, I tend to get overwhelmed by too much stimulation to my senses. So I came up with ways to “nurture” myself, and give my senses a break, by concentrating on just one at a time. This is my “Therapy By Senses”: Sound Listen CD’s or tapes of environmental sounds.Continue reading “Therapy By Senses”
I don’t drink coffee, which is weird to a lot of people since I was born and raised in Seattle, the birthplace of Starbucks. I’ve never been a big fan of alcoholic drinks either, not beer or wine and only occasionally mixed drinks. But I do drink a lot of tea; both herbal and teaContinue reading “Drinking Tea”
I was officially diagnosed with Lymphedema in both legs just a month ago, although I’ve had edema with swollen feet and legs for two years, along with a radiation ulcer. I first heard about Lymphedema that first year of treatment by a visiting nurse. One, who was also a wound specialist, told me I hadContinue reading “Lymphedema”
I would bet this a strong reality for a lot of people. But not me. I’ve been retired for 21 years and now I’m pretty much homebound in my recliner with my laptop. Funny how some things can feel like blessing.
For once I feel like I’m winning in this battle against constant pain. For once I had really good doctor appointment. I was getting desperate to find a way, any way to relieve this pain. I did some research on Peripheral Neuropathy and discovered that most of my pain, other than the RA in myContinue reading “Progress with Pain”