Like a lot of chronically ill people, I spend a lot of my time in bed doing not much of anything. Fatigue is being exhausted and bored at the same time. I would like to be a robot, switching off my consciousness while I recharge, plugged in and blissfully unaware, but sleep is a tenuous … Continue reading Podcasts and ch(ill): history, history, astrophysics, polar bears
Hey, hey, hey, the end is near! On a good day, you can see the end from here. But I won't turn back, now, though the way is clear; I will stay for the remainder. - "On a Good Day", Joanna Newsom CW: mentions of suicide, suicidal ideation This week September 5-11 is … Continue reading National Suicide Prevention Week: Music to keep living by
"American history is longer, larger, more various, more beautiful, and more terrible than anything anyone has ever said about it." - James Baldwin “America,” he said. “A country defined as much by distance as culture." - Alice Isn't Dead, Chapter 10: Thistle When I create an outfit, I usually start out with one foundation … Continue reading They’ve all come to look for America
There's something that I read a while back on a spoonie blog that's been knocking around my head the last few days: "If you think it's time to upgrade your mobility aid, it's time to upgrade your mobility aid." Not everyone with chronic illness or a physical disability uses mobility aids, but I do. Every … Continue reading Tired to the bone
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