Busy Week, Lots of Inspiration

It's been an interesting week.  I use a scooter to get around.  Last Friday my scooter didn't want to work.  This meant I had to struggle to get into work.  I had help.  The people in my building are wonderful and willing to give aid. My husband came and worked on my scooter so I … Continue reading Busy Week, Lots of Inspiration

Dear Businesses

I'm a hermit.  I freely admit I'd rather stay home than go out.  When I do go out, it has become more and more difficult for me to go places. I've been feeling a bit annoyed with myself over the anxiety I feel when I have to go to new places.  It's hard for me … Continue reading Dear Businesses

I can only do what I can do

My desks at home and at work are piled high with work.  I have so much to do and my gout is flaring.  I keep trying to tell myself it's okay for me to spend a day curled in a ball doing nothing more than listening to an audio book.  Unfortunately, I don't believe me. … Continue reading I can only do what I can do

A Burden?

You would expect those closest to you to best understand your limitations.  They don’t always.  I suffer from arthritis among other things.  Pain is a daily – minute by minute part of my life.  Many of my family members treat me as if I’m just being lazy when I am unwilling to do certain activities.  … Continue reading A Burden?

Pride?

I hate asking for help.  It has been three months of relying on others for assistance, and people are so kind and willing to help.  Yet I hate asking for help.  Yesterday I was stubborn – ridiculously so.  We had a storm here in Wisconsin.  I was up and on my way to work just … Continue reading Pride?