Week one of my medical leave has been going well. Though I still feel weak, fatigued, and pained, I can feel myself and my body moving in the right direction. I tried not to put too much on my plate, focusing mostly on self-care, getting my FMLA and Short-Term Disability paperwork filed, and making appointments.… Continue reading FMLA – Week One
I realized today is exactly one month since the last blog post that I’ve written. Everything since has been written by my wonderful, caring husband (for Alex’s Caregiver Corner) who has been helping not only with covering blog posts, but also by being my rock during this hard time. My health has continued to worsen… Continue reading A Big Announcement
Over the past few posts, I have discussed caring for a spoonie, the stress of social situations, and helping a spoonie. After all this, I think it is important to explain what a spoonie is to those who may not know. Some people might know what a spoonie is already, but for those who do… Continue reading What Is a Spoonie?
Some of you may already know, but Lauren has not been feeling well. Between her lack of energy and the new added responsibilities at work, her spoons have been at an all-time low. In an effort to help her, I figured I would make Caregiver Corner a little more regular. In addition to writing more,… Continue reading Helping Your Spoonie
Hopefully I can get through this post without losing my train of thought… Brainfog is sometimes my most frustrating symptom. Consistently loosing words, names, or what I was going to say is worrisome to me – as someone who has been known to be good at remembering details. It’s something I’m often concerned is going… Continue reading Brainfog & Painsomnia