Attitude, Chronic Illness, Health, Perspective, Philosophic

Could There Be Some Point to Suffering?

One night I caught myself wondering what the point of suffering could be, the thoughts that followed have given me much to ponder.

Attitude, Chronic Illness, Health, Perspective

Chronic Illness: Missing Things and Making the Best of It

As I am writing this post one of my younger cousins is getting married. Yes, literally the ceremony is taking place right now! I am not there, but I am making the best of it.

Apheresis, Attitude, Autoimmune Disease, Chronic Illness, Health, optimism, Perspective, Philosophic, plasma exchange, positive, scleroderma, Self-Care, Systemic Sclerosis

Apheresis: Access, Dogs and Perspective – or What I Did Last Summer Part III

Like many people with autoimmune diseases, I receive therapeutic plasma exchange treatments. It is, however, less common for folks with scleroderma. Because I go to the Apheresis clinic twice per week this summer I tried to get a new port for access.