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Doing well?!

Doing well?!

For the past couple weeks, I have still been getting used to my new job. It’s slowly becoming a routine for me now.  I personally cannot believe that overall, I have only had two days where I felt pretty badly since beginning this job. I  had no idea just how much the...

Something New

Something New

This past week was bittersweet for me. I worked my last day at my job on Friday, and this upcoming Tuesday, I  begin my new job. I have managed to overdo it already though, and I am grateful I have Monday off to rest. I’ve  been pretty sore the past couple...

Printable Cards for Xmas in July

Printable Cards for Xmas in July

It's time for our 2nd Annual Christmas in July themed Card Swap! Thanks to the generosity of two fabulous Etsy artists, we have four super-cute designs to make it easy to have your holiday card ready to mail as soon as your match email arrives! You can see and...

Alex’s Journey For A Disgnosis

Alex’s Journey For A Disgnosis

Hi! My name is Alex (or Al), I’m 19, and I use he/him pronouns. I have been fighting against progressive, chronic, undiagnosed symptoms most of my life, but only within the past two years did things really take a turn for the worse. For starters, growing up I really...

Change

Change

This past week was pretty good overall for me. It was busy, and unfortunately, I ended up having stomach problems  in the middle of the week. However, I’m doing better at the moment. Part of me wonders if I had food poisoning,  but for all I know, it was...

Sample Fun Facts for Card Swap

Sample Fun Facts for Card Swap

Hello Card Swappers! Here are some fun facts to give you inspiration for writing your own. As you can see, we have quite a diverse and eclectic group of illness warriors! So glad to have you join us! I am a jeweller so that makes me a total magpie! I love books, arty...

Chronic illness Always Finds a Way!

Chronic illness Always Finds a Way!

This past week at work wasn’t too bad actually. I know people laugh at me when I word it that way, but in all seriousness, it wasn’t bad. I had an overall "normal" paced work week with only a couple health issues regarding scoliosis flare ups and fibromyalgia flare...

Printable Cards for June

Printable Cards for June

Here are some cards to make this month's swap a little easier! 🙂 saw-a-rainbow-printable-cardDownload Here's a printable coloring sheet from our friend Jess of Totally Super Cute. you_are_awesome_coloring-pageDownload And here is a graphic that can be emailed or...

MENTALLY EXHAUSTED!

MENTALLY EXHAUSTED!

This week was a week more emotionally and mentally exhausting than physically. It was the type of week that left  me feeling down, but I’m hoping this upcoming week will be better.  I was only in a classroom for a couple days last week, so physically, it wasn’t...

From suicidal to finding purpose again

From suicidal to finding purpose again

In 2004 I was a school bus driver (and mother of 2 active kids). I had a 12 yr old beat me and change my life FOREVER!! After the accident I had brain damage, jaw wired shut, and lost the ability to walk on my own. I can’t use my left leg anymore (which is where the...

Sick or Crashing?

Sick or Crashing?

It’s rough working while chronically ill. It’s even worse working while chronically ill during COVID-19.  Personally, the majority of COVID-19 symptoms is just what I deal with a lot of the time. I personally get low grade  fevers almost every afternoon—if...

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