Waiting for a Diagnosis

This is not the first time I’ve said it and it probably won’t be the last. I am tired of being tired, especially now that I know that there is a physical reason that I feel tired and headachey all the time, but not the underlying cause. Now that I know this much, I want … Continue reading Waiting for a Diagnosis

Some Things You Cannot Do Until You Are Ready

There’s a lot of discussion in the world about “if you wait until you’re ready, you’ll never do it” or “don’t wait until you’re ready, the world is at the end of your comfort zone.” For many people “ready” seems like a dirty word. It’s an excuse or a limit to what you can do, … Continue reading Some Things You Cannot Do Until You Are Ready

Despite Years of Discouragement, This is How I’m Trying to Embrace Exercise Again

Figuring out how to manage your chronic conditions is often a years-long work in process that never really ends.  My newest experiment is a continuation of my on-again, off-again relationship with exercise. Exercise has never come easy for me. I’m not naturally athletic and having back surgery twice only compounded my lack of athletic ability … Continue reading Despite Years of Discouragement, This is How I’m Trying to Embrace Exercise Again