I always thought that I was good at loss. I had the ability to move on. I thought. Until this past year. Until therapy helped me see that all I was doing was ignoring the loss. I wasn't grieving, I was ignoring. This week, I experienced loss in a whole new way. (I know that everyone ... Read More about Loss
I worked too much this week. I know this because my body told me so in aches, pains, and canker sores. It is ultimately my fault. I sometimes have an over-active sense of responsibility to my job, and that makes me think I need to work more to get things done. When I was younger and didn't ... Read More about Overworked?
I had the most random thought this morning about sheets. I have had the sheets that are on my bed for almost two years, and they are starting to get holes in them around the elastic on the fitted sheet. They have been washed every week, over 100 times in total, and I have slept in them every ... Read More about Folding sheets
The truth about chronic illness is that you will have limitations. They may be small, or they may be large, but you will have them. One of my biggest limitations is that I can no longer take on the same amount of work that I could have before I got sick. It hit home for me very hard this ... Read More about Limitations
I am a to-do list fanatic. Have been from a very early age. But a to-do list can't do everything. Sometimes, you need a different way to keep track of things. At work, I often use a project plan and chunk my work into small projects with defined tasks. This works really well for anything that ... Read More about Tracking