Health, The life, Writing

I miss fiction writing

As you know if you read a few posts down, due to my health I had to close my larger chronic illness niche blog. It was just too hard to sustain with any consistency at all. Pretty much the same deal with everything really. But I didn't mention I haven't really been able to read… Continue reading I miss fiction writing

Health, prompt, The life

365 days of questions: the struggle

365 Questions, One Page Per Day: A One Year Self-Discovery Journal  DAY 15: In what areas of your life are you struggling most and why? So this question is a bit of a drag to think about because I am having some difficulties in a lot of areas. So... welcome to my pity party post!… Continue reading 365 days of questions: the struggle

Health, random, Random opinions, The life

Purpose and Meaning in life

I was talking to someone who felt like they had no purpose and meaning in life which I am sure we have at all, at one time or another, related to. Certainly, with chronic pain and vertigo being disabled you sort of struggle with that sense of purpose when you lose a lot of functionality.… Continue reading Purpose and Meaning in life

Health, Random opinions, The life

Depression, our career choices, and the authentic self

I did this test today. One of those career tests that tells which facets of you personality are dominate and which fields you should focus on for life satisfaction. Unsurprisingly mine where 'Thinking' and 'Creating' as dominate traits. Pretty much on par with each other. The banker and the inauthentic self Prior to becoming disabled… Continue reading Depression, our career choices, and the authentic self

Depression and creativity
creativity, Health, Random opinions, The life, Writing

Creativity and depression

I have had a longlasting bout of depression that I am now on medication for. I am talking a decade of Major Depressive Disorder. I don't mean a bit of ennui although, yeah, I get that too... don't we all? But depression is a beast.  It is quite effective medication for me. And you hear… Continue reading Creativity and depression

book, Ebooks, Health, publication, self-publishing, The life

The Chronic Pain Manual

This is my newest book publication. It isn't under my pen name, as that is for fiction. This is a humor based book about chronic pain. Do you have pain? Have you had pain so long that you don't even remember what not pain feels like? I mean is that even a thing? Not feeling… Continue reading The Chronic Pain Manual