Covid is more than just dying, it’s life long side effects, some still aren’t known.
“I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.” ~ Maya Angelou
This is the mentality I’m seeing with Trumplicans… It didn’t happen to me, so it must not be true. It did happen to me, but I’m just fine.. people are blowing this out of proportion. So those who died must have had a character flaw, right? But that is all beside the point. The pointContinue reading “Denial”
A great way to help undermine capitalist anti-fat bullshit is to stop assigning moral values to food. There is no such thing as “healthy” food as a universal category–nutrition is way more personal than that. Consider: – A nice big salad full of veggies and fiber is an almost surefire way for a person withContinue reading “Fatphobia”
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”