Tag Archives: Chronically Ill

Religion and the Chronically Ill Parent

This post is inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt #1. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous June and write a poem or a blog post. This picture dates back to a post written in June of 2011, … Continue reading

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My Blogaversary!

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Also part of my first time Friday link-up with Being Fibro Mom! 1. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous May and write a poem or a blog post. On May 19, 2009 … Continue reading

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One of a Chronically Ill Parent’s Worst Fears

I had a pretty good Mother’s Day. Jacques made chocolate chip pancakes and other goodies and Grant came over and of course there was Tyler with his precious Mother’s Day gifts! I had hoped to be able to go for … Continue reading

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A Walk With My Son

Every Sunday, on the weekend day I have Tyler for the whole day, I’m usually too sick to do much of anything, let alone get outdoors with him. He winds up spending most of the day on the tablet and … Continue reading

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Results of My Challenging Week

I first wrote about this here. Last week Tyler had full day summer camp and Grant and I decided he would spend the whole week with me since the camp’s location was closer. The week passed quickly, thankfully, and Tyler … Continue reading

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Still the Best Mom in the World

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writers’ Workshop. 1. Throwback Thursday: Choose a photo from a previous May and write a poem or a blog post. When I found this post from May of 2013 I was really glad I saw it … Continue reading

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“So What Are You Doing For the Fourth?”

“What are your plans for the fourth?”, is the question on everybody’s lips this week. For people with chronic illness, holiday plans can be a challenge. Do you participate in the holiday, the barbecues and the fireworks, and then spend … Continue reading

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If I Could Have Done Things Differently…

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. 2.) You HAVE to go back in time and choose a different career path for yourself. What do you choose? This is a question I have asked myself many times. In my mind I … Continue reading

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Over-scheduled

Ah, those lazy days of summer…relaxing by the pool, sleeping in, the ice cream man… Not at my house. Grant and I said we were never going to do this but we have over-scheduled Tyler. Next week he starts camp … Continue reading

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Chronically Ill and Displaced by Hurricane Sandy

When I ask people in my Cleveland suburb if they know that many people are still homeless or unable to access their homes due to Hurricane Sandy’s damage, they are shocked.  I say to them, “It’s on the news, everyday”, … Continue reading

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