“Mapping” Your Way to Routines and Care

14 Jan
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First, a review of Splat. Talking Splat acknowledges that every day, those of us with chronic illnesses and/or mental health diagnoses feel like we’ve been run over by something. It’s just by a different vehicle on different days. We communicate...
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Documinitary: Adenturing to Tennessee to Speak at My Alma Mater

10 Jan
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Last September was a dream come true. As a professional speaker at colleges, it was logically a goal to speak at my alma mater, and I finally had the chance to do so. Not only did I get to speak...
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Regarding Lady Gaga’s Words on Mental Health and Fibromyalgia

10 Jan
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I nearly threw my phone across the room, what she said irked me so much. (But I’m not really a thrower and the thing is expensive … and essential!) It was a roller coaster of opinion that began with me...
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I Was Surprised When this Common Question Triggered Me (how I discovered I’m a “Scrooge”)

20 Dec
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Wow, the holidays are tough. We all know this. It’s a wonder we all voluntarily do it year after year. The parties. The decorations. The fudge. One of the things we accept about this time of year is that we’re...
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