Acts of creativity and creative hobbies can reduce stress, distract from pain and provide a sense of purpose and fulfillment. There's a wide variety of things you can do to get those creative juices flowing, even when you're bedridden. Not sure what to do or where to begin? Check out some of these great suggestions from ZP Contributing Author Pamela Jessen.
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I just wanted to do a general update on how things are going now that I've been working for a month. It's crazy how much things have changed already, but that's life in spoonieland. If nothing else, things are always changing, be it good or bad. Luckily for me, things have been climbing like I'm … Continue reading Energy Abounds!
When you have a Primary Immunodeficiency Disease (PID), your body's energy stores become more precious than any metal our pale blue dot could ever produce for any empire. How you choose to spend that energy takes on new meaning. Perhaps this is one of the reasons why I am always so enamored of the art … Continue reading
I've been woefully absent as usual. Unfortunately, I took the rather poor advice of a doctor's presentation that I shared on this website about orthostatic intolerance, specifically pots, and attempted to do some strengthening exercises lying down. The consequences? Some of the worst post exertional malaise I have ever experienced. I've taken to photo-journaling my … Continue reading Self portrait