[Note: A group asked me to write an article especially for Lyme Disease Awareness month, but I have not seen it, so I am putting this out (first or not) on my own blog. It's slightly re-edited from ...
MAYDAY! Take A Bite Out of Lyme and Thunderclap for ME/CFS/ME are some of the campaigns occurring in May for NEID awareness. Also new, a major lupus study seeks participants.
This will be rather short as it has been the day from hell. Reid started feeling bad this afternoon. I dealt with diarrhea and vomiting. His blood sugar plummeted and he went into seizures. The ...
A short introduction and then deeper into subject of making changes in your home and work environment. I have 30 + year history of providing and coordinating care for various elderly relatives. In ...
Beans are not only a mainstay of our diet, they are of vital importance in a vegetarian diet. It is easy to find many references to the benefits ...
I grew up with the same belief as most, that psychophysiologic [better known as psychosomatic] disorders were "all in your head." I didn't learn better until my 2nd year of nursing school, so it ...
Back in the '90s I spent much of my spare time volunteering with a group that supported women's reproductive rights. As part of that mission the group worked at keeping track of various violent Wing-...
A lot has changed since my last diary SO long ago. When we last spoke back in October I bitched about being a cashier for The Man. I said I wanted out. I'm still a cashier at a grocery store, but ...
It is, indeed, okay
to say I love you.
We say it in so many ways, verbalised or not.
I'm so sorry for your loss.
Please know that you're not alone,
and although no one can walk your journey,
Because of a programming glitch this diary published the evening of April 4th rather than Sunday April 12th like it should. This is the regular scheduled KosAbility diary.
Caregiving by its very ...