Category Archives: Communication

“…- – -…” the CI Way

The other day I received an email from a friend and colleague who has been hit hard with the flu, by Pacific NW standards. Oregon hasn’t been hit as hard as the rest of the country…yet, ap......

Health, friendship and chocolate

I remember attending a holiday gathering years ago hosted by a fellow community health worker.  Everyone attending worked within the health field ranging from Rheumatologists to reflexologists a......

Calling all elves~

I’ve been busy trying to stay on track for the gifting season.  I’ve also finished up with my last Wellness Doula client for the year.  That’s what I’ll cover today and catch up in a post tomorr......

Putting our money where our needs are

So, as the little reader board on my site here has been teasing you about regarding the “first line of your story”, I’m finally able to write a little more about what I mean by that.......

MLWT Musings Member Offerings

In the Celebrations edition of the MLWT enewsletter, I introduced a new column “Community Sharing.”  I will be announcing three topics that come into my email inbox on a regular basis and I am a......

Introducing a new network with a youthful kick

I am always on the lookout for new options for the younger set living with chronic illnesses.  So much of the information out there on the internet is geared towards assuming people living with ......

May and Lupus back in the spotlight

Here we are again~ National Lupus Awareness Month.  International Lupus Awareness Day is May 10th.  In Oregon, SB348 (Senate Bill 348 designates May of each year as Lupus Awareness Month and ma......

♫ One of these things is not like the other…one of these things just doesn’t belong… ♫

Aviva, who authors the blog Sick Momma,  is hosting PFAM (Patients For A Moment) Blog Carnival this coming Wednesday, November 10th.  Her theme was to have people contribute their experiences, c......

No matter where I go, there you are~

I have been followed around by lupus for over a decade now, but there are still times when I actually expect to be able to fly solo.  In comparison to many people living with this disease, I am ......

So Much to Learn — So Little Time

“What advice would you give, or what would you want non-chronically ill people to know about your illness and your life?” This question brought up something I hadn’t thought about in years.  Alt......
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