Grasping for Answers

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I have mentally begun this post for weeks, but a chronically ill life has a way of shaking loose any idea of control over one’s destiny. Anyone who has been ill for a while will understand what I mean when … Read More

Watermark

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A watermark is an outline of the tide’s advance and retreat. In some ways I feel like I am part of that outline, lying at low ebb, among the beautiful broken detritus of the sea. These last weeks I have … Read More

Fit, Fat and Chronically Ill

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I wrote this post back on January 6, 2013. I suppose like anyone who is considered medically obese, I get nervous giving an audience ammunition. However, I’ve let that fear go enough to believe this needs to be said. This … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #3

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I’m taking part in WEGO Health’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 17 #HAWMC – Go to https://www.wordle.net/ to create a word cloud or tree from a list of words associated with your condition, blog, or interests. Post it! Click on … Read More

Where I Stand

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I’m taking part in WEGO Health’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 16 #HAWMC – Tell us 3 things that are true about you, your condition, or your Health Activism. Tell us 1 lie. Will we be able to tell the … Read More

Activist Love

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I’m taking part in WEGO Health’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 14 #HAWMC – Thank a few of your fellow Health Activists for what they have done. Call them out by name or twitter handle. Share your love. I concur … Read More

Acrostic Poetry

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I’m taking part in WEGO Health’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 13 #HAWMC – Write a health acrostic for your condition, hashtag, or username! (acrostic = a poem where every letter of a word serves as the first letter of … Read More

Remember Everything

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I’m taking part in WEGO Health’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 11 & 12 #HAWMC – Write about your favorite health iPhone app? and If you could go back in time and talk to yourself (or your loved one) on the … Read More

Wordless Wednesday #2

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I’m taking part in WEGO Health’s Health Activist Writer’s Month Challenge Day 10 #HAWMC – It’s often hard to like pictures of ourselves – post your favourite picture of yourself. Though today is technically “Wordless Wednesday,” tell us why it’s your … Read More

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