Filed under Chronic Illness and Pain

8000 Feet of Free Fall: Update on My Crazy Chronic Life

8000 Feet of Free Fall: Update on My Crazy Chronic Life

An update on my Chronic Life (including sky diving!) and health since my last post. Continue reading

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Building Chimneys: Connecting and Confessing to Other Spoonies

Building Chimneys: Connecting and Confessing to Other Spoonies

Bottling up our thoughts and feelings related to our chronic illness and pain is often necessary. However, it is also important to share these with someone who understands; otherwise, they will suffocate us. Here is one of my chronic confessions. Send me yours to be part of a new section on this blog: Uncorked Confessions. Continue reading

Tipping Our Top Hats to Purple Day 2012

Tipping Our Top Hats to Purple Day 2012

Celebrating Purple Day. How a chronically ill Spoonie, her Dish husband, their fiddle playing cat, and their laughing dog spent Purple Day 2012. Plus a summary of some of Bottled Time’s favorite other Purple Day celebrations. Lots of pictures. Lots of laughs. Lots of awareness raised for seizures and epilepsy. *Disclaimer – the cat does not actually play a fiddle. We don’t own one. We do however have ukuleles, a saxaphone, a guitar, a flute, and a piano. Continue reading

A Zombie-Fighting Military

A Zombie-Fighting Military

Is our nation prepared for a zombie attack? When the pain and fatigue of chronic diseases keep you from your regular daily activities, Plants vs. Zombies can be a fun game to distract from these and your other chronic symptoms. It can also help equip you to battle the eminent zombie apocalypse. Continue reading