Do you have a loved one with a chronic illness? Those of us who suffer from any sort of chronic pain usually have a different perspective on what we would like to receive as gifts. Our wants often turn into needs for comfort and relief from pain.
This time of year can be overwhelming. Let’s face it, it IS overwhelming especially when life is already busy. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed just getting through the day. When our health is compromised we’re forced to slow down! To rest during Christmas, the busiest time of year
Chronic Illness and Christmas Every year as October came to its end I would begin to stress about the holidays. When you have a chronic illness and especially brain fog, common among Lymies, the holidays can bring about an overwhelm that is unlike any other time of year. It doesn’t have to be that way […]
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Are you feeling it yet? That pressure to make the next few days a magical perfection of Christmas Bliss? Are you so busy that you’re incapable of truly being present for Christmas?
I’ve already shared how much I love Christmas baking. Before Lyme disease, my list of favorite baked goods was quite long. I could bake for an entire week and I was totally in my happy place.
Preparing for Christmas used to be quite a bit stressful for me, mostly of my own doing. I was a perfectionist, love Christmas and love to have everything beautiful and magical for my family.
It happened this year, my 9-year-old son asked me point blank if Santa was real. He is the youngest of four, he has three older sisters who never believed in Santa. For reasons all our own, my husband and I chose not to do the Santa thing when they were growing up.
It might be hard to believe but not everyone is looking forward to the holidays. Not everyone is surrounded by large, wonderful, happy families. Some have families that have been broken apart by disagreements, divorce, or a prodigal child.
DISCLAIMER: This post contains affiliate links which means that if you click on it and purchase the item I might make a few pennies but you will not pay anything more than what you would normally. This year we decided to invite a shepherd into our home. He is only about 12 inches tall and […]