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March 7, 2017

  Self-care

Acknowledging the “Spoon Theory” & Accepting Your Limitations

In case you haven’t heard of the “Spoon Theory” before (and even if you have), please take the time to read Christine Miserandino’s account of how she began to discuss living with chronic illness in terms of having utensils. In essence, the Spoon Theory is a metaphor that sets up health like a bank account (to use another analogy). For most people, sleep and food act  ...

  Expressions

I Got Up This Morning

I got up this morning Where’s the prize for that? I put on socks that didn’t match, I brushed my hair and washed my face I even thought to rinse with mouthwash I got up this morning Can’t you be pleased with that? I tried to eat a bit of toast I drank some juice and kept it down I even ventured to the sofa It’s not that I’m a quitter It’s not that I  ...

  My Alimentary Adventure

My Alimentary Adventure: Day 6

One of my favorite movies is the original¬†Anne of Green Gables with Megan Follows, based on the book by Lucy Maud Montgomery. As a young girl, I was infatuated with Anne – her free spirit, extensive vocabulary, and ever-steady sense of self. I wanted nothing more than to be a brilliant, passionate, ginger-haired woman with a bright future and a firm sense of who I was and what I wanted  ...