Three years of growing Thriving While Disabled!
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Three years of growing Thriving While Disabled!

So it’s once again time for A Chronic Voice’s monthly linkup. This month’s words are incorporating, breathing, smiling, stopping, and relishing. This month is the three-year anniversary of creating this blog! I can’t really believe that it’s been three years. I’m really proud of the fact that I’ve published a new post every single Friday since…

How low expectations get me through the holidays
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How low expectations get me through the holidays

I don’t know about you, but I tend to feel a bit depressed around the holidays. I definitely know that a big part of it is how strongly I associate this time of year with my father’s death. I’ve got a long history with depression and have learned that I tend to mentally string together…

It’s genetic, part 3: Inherited Tendencies and Sensitivities
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It’s genetic, part 3: Inherited Tendencies and Sensitivities

This is the third of three posts on how to answer the question ‘is it genetic?’ While the first post discussed spontaneous changes that just happen(genetic conditions), and the second discussed specific known hereditary genetic mutations, this third post digs into hereditary conditions, which are likely influenced by our genes, but either is the result…

A Chronic Voice December 2018

A Chronic Voice December 2018

Once more, I am participating in A Chronic Voice’s monthly linkup.  Prompts: De-Stressing, Savouring, Simplifying, Resting, Finalising I often spend late November and much of December focused on finding the positives.  I struggle to connect with the joy and giving that are often assumed and expected, while I try to participate in celebrations and keep…