Thrill Rides

My fibromyalgia has been very active, roller coaster like. This got me thinking about the time Oz and I went to an amusement park over the summer. I like roller coasters but I am more careful about getting on them when my body is already hurting. Plus, tests have shown my adrenal glands are over … Continue reading

In the moment

One of those new age life affirming mottoes: Live in the moment. From sick people everywhere, I’d like to take a moment to tell you how incredibly hard this is. In the moment you are feeling good, life is lived and caught up on. It takes some time, but before you know it, you stop looking … Continue reading

Safe and Sound?

I did make it back from Ireland, about a week ago. The change in climate allowed me to meet myself again.  I was nearly pain-free the entire trip. This has also provoked a strange grieving process, because coming back to the heat and smog has sent me spiraling. But I don’t want to linger on … Continue reading

Treasures

Yesterday was a day of treasures for me.  I certainly needed it.  For some reason, Fridays always seem to be subpar.  I suppose that’s what I get for having high expectations. My first treasure was a recipe for cake…in a mug. As in, the ability to have my own personal serving of cake anytime I … Continue reading

The truth about failed adventures

You may be protesting by now. El, your failed adventures all have a silver lining.  Life is not always like that. I know. More often than not, failed adventures take quite a bit of distance and hindsight to be enjoyed.  And sometimes, even time doesn’t fix them.  For example, I once gave a friend a gift … Continue reading