I remember being told I was lazy a lot when I was younger. I’ve struggled with motivation and keeping my passion high on any one thing for a long period of time. It’s not that I get bored of what I’m doing; it’s more that I enjoy so many things that it’s hard to be… Read More Lazy Daisy
One of my favorite things I’ve posted on Pinterest is a saying that goes, “I love Jesus, but I cuss a little.” I won’t explain myself or apologize for the title of this post. Sometimes an almost-cuss word just won’t do the trick. This calendar year has been a tough one on my little family.… Read More How to Survive a Shitty Year
Join me as I learn how to go beyond my own predispositions and just enjoy taking the scenic route. … Read More Taking the Scenic Route
The Backstory My rheumatologist has been telling me for years that I need to wear better footwear than the Payless flats that I love so much. With that, my current shopping wish is a pair of Birkenstock Gizeh Birko-Flor sandals for the summer that, ironically, is almost over. With a goal in mind and recently… Read More Poshmark or Smoshmark? A review.
I had someone ask me the other day about the anger I experienced when I was first diagnoses with RA. I was completely honest with them. It was an anger like I’ve never experienced before. For the first time I was mad at my body for limiting me in ways I never dreamt. I spoke… Read More Anger is as anger does.
Hola! Let’s start with an easy question such as “Where have I been?” The answer is EVERYWHERE!! Chris and I have survived some of life’s most challenging and stressful events over the last few months. We moved into the new house one at a time. I started a new full-time job. Our boy doggie, Denali,… Read More Back in the Groove
Today I wanted to take an opportunity and list some of the RA resources I find most helpful and encouraging. I tend to like communities that encourage and try to uplift each other in contrast to those that create an environment of negativity. Please don’t misunderstand me…sometimes it is hard for me to remain… Read More Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Resources
Thanks for joining me for my year in review. A lot has happened this year and I think it’s important to remember all of the good AND bad things from the past year and reflect on all of them. Challenges Losing loved family and friends. Being laid off Losing health insurance (see #2) Denali’s… Read More Land of the LIVING: 2014 Year In Review
Hi! I’m Christi and welcome to my blog. I am not an expert but I do have a lot to share. Join me for this journey. I can’t wait to get started.