If Doesn’t Kill You …

lupus, cold and winter

White Winter

The winter season in the NW has been cold and wet. Lots of rain, with some white here in there. It is a reminder the temperatures have been below freezing during the day and night.

I have been trying to hide from sick people. I want to avoid another month-long adventure of cough, antibiotics, and sleepless nights. Still, I was not successful in my endeavor. My kids got the infamous bug, and so did I. Purel and Clorox was not enough.

While I keep reminding myself of the importance of protecting myself and my health, how can I not physically be by my children’s side when they need me? I can’t.

I get scared every time I get sick, as I never know when it’s going to end. It is a dangerous slope, and in a matter of days, I get sicker, and I will continue to be ill longer after everyone else heals.

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Project 20|20 – Week 3: Habit Change

2020 Pulse

First Step to Change a Bad Habit

In my last two blogs, my focus was to look at goals we wanted to reach, and things we were grateful for.

This time around, I want to focus on the very first step before creating healthy habits: identifying unhealthy habits.

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Are You Ready to Be Grateful?

lupus and gratitude in the new year

Happy 2020

On my last blog in December, The Time in Now, I wrote about closing 2019, and my 2020 goal to start a project called 20|20: Eyes On Me.

Last year was a crazy roller coaster ride for me. I had to learn to adjust my daily habits. I put a brake on my career. I changed doctors. I had to find hope and peace inside of me, amid chaos.

It was good to say goodbye to 2019. That door is now closed, and a new chapter is yet to be written by me – and each one of us has a clean slate to start from.

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