Household Chores with a Chronic Illness

Cooking, cleaning, and laundry. My to-do list continues to grow as the flare days can make such activities impossible. My husband and I are both what you could call "neat freaks". We put¬†everything in it's place and like a clean house. I REALLY wanted to write an article saying I had to figured out how…

In sickness and in health…

My husband, Taylor, and I just celebrated our first year of marriage together. It has been a year that neither of us expected. One that came with a complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) diagnosis that is still altering our lives. We penned our own vows to each other, but both of us choose to include…

Living on borrowed spoons

I've been like a toddler, seeing just how many buttons I can push. How many spoons can I borrow from the next day and the next and the next before I induce a flare. See I have this theory lately or maybe it's more like a goal. Right now I'd rather be in pain and…