How can this be? I will explain. It's all about the attitude I now have to my shower seat. It wasn't easy to begin with, but vastly improved following an unplanned run in with a bath bench. So, I'll begin. After a while of seriously struggling to shower. (It's still a serious struggle. But I'm … Continue reading My friend, the Shower Seat
Follow my blog with Bloglovin
This is the first time I have reblogged a post from another blogger. It’s such a poignant post, I had too.
Reblogged from Called to Watch.
My mum has a chronic illness. She’s been sick for as long as I can remember. Mum, this letter is for you.
Dear Parent with a chronic illness,
You don’t have to say it aloud. I’ve read it in your sighs, your looks, your actions.
The confession. The apology.
My sickness has damaged the happiness of my child.
I, who brought them into the world, who had all these plans, these hopes – have been able to do one percent of all I dreamed.
I wasn’t the one to bake with them, to take them to the beach, to bushwalk, to laugh – someone else did these things, and sometimes, no one did them.
Am I a failure?
View original post 699 more words
#behindtheillness The idea is, to share a few fun facts about yourself unrelated to illness. Although I have sensed a crossover in my answers! Thanks so much to Emma from Not Just Tired for tagging me, very kind of you. And to Jen from Tripping through Treacle for getting the #behindtheillness initiative going with the blogging community. So … Continue reading You behind the illness…
Permit ● I know a song about this! I'm immediately reminded of a song I penned and used to sing when I was in a band called Loose Talk, many years ago. The song, written back in the 80's, was entitled 'The Pass'. The story behind it being a person, who had ended up on … Continue reading Permit ● I know a song about this ● Daily Prompt
#WhatsYourWord ● Part 2 I hadn't realised how helpful #WhatsYourWord was going to be. Ongoing discussions and debates in the ME/cfs world, concerning *GET & *CBT and the damage it can cause, have very recently severely disrupted & challenged my peace. And it has caught me off guard. Having taken years to reach a point … Continue reading #WhatsYourWord ● Part 2
Hey! Do you have songs that just give you the edge? ... continuing a bit of theme here. Over the years of ME/cfs, many, many times I have relied on music to get me through. Both Worship & Secular music. And I still do. Particular songs may express how I'm feeling, when I can't put … Continue reading I’ll Name That Tuuune..?