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
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
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
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?
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?