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Distractions

Distractions

Lately I’ve found it necessary to distract myself from my current situation in life. I’m not incredibly ill anymore like I have been. In fact I’m just well enough to want to a do a list of things that I’m not yet capable of doing….

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a joy for today

a joy for today

Today is a shitty day… yes I said it… shitty.  But for the last few weeks I’ve been able to hear an owl or two out of my windows.  This makes me happy.  Reminds me of God.  Reminds me that yes, I am still alive….

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Yoga

Yoga

So, I can’t believe I haven’t written about this yet, but I guess that’s just the way things are.   I’ve been practicing yoga for several months now.  It is one of the best experiences of my life, the fitness aspect as well as the…

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Productivity

Productivity

Productivity is something that I have constantly struggled with throughout this illness…  I want to be out there, doing SOMETHING.  Fryer Drew gave me a book in December called Being Well When We’re Ill : Wholeness and Hope in Spite of Infirmity by Marva J. Dawn….

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Disability

Disability

I’m in the process of appealing my denial of Social Security Disability.  I struggle every day with the fact that I even have to utter the word.  I feel some how inferior to everyone else.  I ask the questions: What if I really can do…

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