Just Like Treating Tuberculosis

The bright blue skies called my name in more of a panicked shout than a whisper. “IT’S NOT RAINING! THE SKY ISN’T DARK! GET OUT IN THE SUNSHINE! QUICK! BEFORE IT GOES AWAY!” We hit the trails close to home, you know, the one’s I like to call my “home trails.” There is a little…

Balancing

Balancing acts are hard. They just are. All of them. It doesn’t matter if you are trying to manage your work/life balance or teetering on the verge of failing on another diet, the choices we make and the thoughts that lead to those choices lead to noise and chaos in our brains and ultimately in…

The Re-Build

This happens every so often. It happens to everyone and we all have different ways to deal. Since getting angry, feeling lonely, fighting frustration, and obsession seem to be failing me in the self-help department I’ve decided to flip it and reverse it. To say I’m seeking enlightenment makes me sound like I’m going to…

Skirt Sports Ambassadorism*

*not a real word I managed to convince this awesome company of women for women that I’m worthy of representing their brand. A lot of runners on social media are brand ambassadors. I guess I’m one of the cool kids now! Actually, I’m quite proud to be selected. My hope is that I’m able to…

Rude Awakening

It was 2AM when I checked the time. First thing I noticed was the searing pain in my hands. “Why!?!? Just let me sleep!!!” Yesterday, I began my day with 25mg of CBD, had 800mg of ibuprofen for lunch, took another 25mg of CBD and 50mg of tramadol at bedtime AND STILL WOKE FROM PAIN…

The In-between

Sitting in bed with my cup of coffee every morning, I spend time focusing on myself. My thoughts inevitably turn to managing and living with chronic illness; how having multiple chronic diagnoses affects my ability to do the things I love to do. This morning I came across a blog post that hits pretty close…